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Mona Rae Smith

Born: 11/23/1935

Died: 8/14/2007

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Mona Rae Smith, 71, of Battle Ground, Washington, passed away August 14, 2007. She was born November 23, 1935, at Fort Davis, Texas, to Otis Utah Halliburton and Julia Mae Carr, an original enrollee.

Mona honored truth, honesty and strong work ethics above all and diligently instilled these traits in her children.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Helen Maureen Gibson.

Survivors include children, Karla J. Branch, Julie S. Clayton of Alaska, Kelly D. Haifley of Washington, John D. Smith of Idaho, and Michael D. Smith; 10 grandchildren and two wonderful sons-in-law, Gary Clayton and Bob Haifley.

Mother passed as she lived, with quiet strength and grace. She was very much loved and will be greatly missed.