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Gayle Margaret Smith

August 15, 1918 ~ September 29, 2017 (age 99)
GAYLE MARTIN SMITH, 99 PASSED AWAY ON SEPTEMBER 29TH, 2017 AT HER HOME IN HUNGRY HORSE. GAYLE WAS BORN TO ADOLPH AND BEATRICE (JOHNSON) MARTIN ON AUGUST 15TH 1918 IN MARTIN HOMESTEAD, NOW KNOWN AS MARTIN CITY, MONTANA.
GAYLE WAS THE THIRD OF FOUR DAUGTHERS. SHE ATTENDED AND GRADUATED FROM KALISPELL HIGH SCHOOL. GAYLE COOKED FOR THE RAILROAD, LOG CAMPS, AND FOR THE FOREST SERVICE IN SPOTTED BEAR. WHEN SHE WASN’T SPENDING HER TIME COOKING SHE LOVED GARDENING AND ANIMALS.
GAYLE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS, HER THREE SISTERS, HER HUSBAND; MERLE WALTER SMITH IN 1970, HER OLDEST SON DALLAS MERLE SMITH IN 2011.
GAYLE IS SURVIVED BY HER LONGTIME PARTNER GUY GENE BRASH, HER SON CLARK WALTER “SMITHY” SMITH OF CORMAN, NEICES AND NEPHEWS, SIX GRAND CHILDREN, AND NUMEROUS GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.
A GRAVESIDE SERVICE WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 10TH AT 11:00 AT GLACIER MEMORIAL GARDENS. COLUMBIA MORTUARY IS CARING FOR THE FAMILY. TO SEND A NOTE OF CONOLENCES TO THE FAMILY PLEASE VISIT HER TRIBUTE PAGE AT WWW.COLUMBIAMORTUARY.COM

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