Joetta “Shirlene” Smith

September 20, 1946 - December 21, 2019

JoettaShirlene” Smith, age 73 of Oswego, passed away at her home on Saturday, December 21, 2019. Shirlene was born on September 20, 1946 to the union of Willie Eddie Smith and Olive Fayetta (Smith) Smith.

She was a member of the Oswego High School Class of 1964, and had lived in Oswego all of her life. She worked at the Kansas Army Ammunition Plant in Parsons, as a telemarketer with Stamco, and was self-employed cleaning houses around the Oswego area. She was a longtime member of the Oswego Assembly of God Church and played the piano there for many years.

She is survived by two brothers, Eddie Don Smith (wife, Karen) of Chetopa, and Rennie Smith (wife, Glenda) of Oswego, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Ms. Smith was entrusted to Derfelt Funeral Home of Oswego for cremation. No services are planned at this time. The family will conduct a private burial at Pleasant Valley Cemetery at a later date, when she will be interred beside her parents.

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