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Charles G. and Dorothy L. Smith

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Charles Glenn Smith
© Trout Funeral Home & Crematory
Submitted by: Jo Aguirre

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January 27, 1928 - August 3, 2009

Charles Glenn Smith, 81, a loving husband and father and long-time resident of Ponca City, passed away Monday, August 3, 2009, at his home in Ponca City. Charles was born on Friday, January 27, 1928 to Guy M. Smith and Grace Cox Smith in Thorton, Texas. He attended and graduated from John Reagen Sr. High School in Houston in 1944.

Charles married Dorothy Lee Campbell on November 14, 1944 in Houston and in 1945 he joined the United States Army where he served his country until 1948, spending much of his military service in the Philipines. After his service he attended the University of Houston graduating in 1955 with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. During Charles's career he worked as the office manager for Air Reduction and later for Suburban Homes in Houston. He moved to Ponca City in 1960 when he accepted a position as an accountant with Conoco. He spent 23 years with the company and retired in 1986.

Charles was a member of Ponca City Free Will Baptist Church, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the American Legion. When his children were young, he was active in the Boy Scouts and served as Cub Scout Master and Boy Scout Master for six years. In his later years, Charles became an accomplished wood carver and an avid gardener, and was well known for his home-grown tomatoes. He also served as a volunteer tax preparer for the elderly for many years. He was well known for his ready smile, his helping hand, and his sense of humor. Charles was married to Dorothy for 63 years.

He is survived by his wife Dorothy of the home; one son Charles G. Smith and his wife Melba of Ponca City; two daughters: Cathy Dixon and husband Ray of Amarillo, TX and Barbara D. Smith of Sidney, MA. He is also survived by three grandchildren Shea Guier Goodale of Mobile, Alabama; Thomas Dixon of Minneapolis, MN; and Andrew Glenn Dixon of Albertville, AL. He is also survived by one great grandchild; and a sister, LaWana D. Walker of Brighton, CO.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Dottie Diane Smith; and a brother Kenneth R. Smith.

Casketbearers will include his son in law Ray Dixon and his grandsons Thomas Dixon, and Andrew Dixon.

The service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 6 at Ponca City's Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. David Bigger, officiating. Burial will then follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Ponca City Free Will Baptist Church, 1900 E. Hubbard Rd., Ponca City, OK 74604; to Hospice of North Central Oklahoma, 1904 N. Union, Suite 103, Ponca City, OK 74601; or to the Parkinson Resource Center, 4300 W. Memorial Rd., Oklahoma City, OK 73120.

Dorothy L. Campbell Smith
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Submitted by: Jo Aguirre

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January 29, 1926 - February 13, 2021

Dorothy L. Campbell Smith, 95, a loving mother and sister and long-time resident of Ponca City passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2021. Dorothy was born on January 29, 1926 to Claud and Gracie Brooks Campbell in Chickasha, Oklahoma. Her family moved to their family farm in Carthage, Texas before her first birthday.

Dorothy married Charles, the love of her life, on November 14, 1944 in Houston. The family of five lived in Houston until 1960 when they moved to Ponca City. They were married for 63 years before his death in 2009.

Dorothy was a member of Free Will Baptist Church and, when her children were young, she was active in scouts and sports activities. She was a committed homemaker and loved sewing, cooking, and working with her family in the kitchen. She was known for her determination, her love for her large extended family, her flowers, her love for her home, and her fiery red hair.

Dorothy is survived by one son, Charles of Ponca City, a daughter, Cathy Dixon and husband Ray of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, and a daughter Barbara Smith-Nicknair and husband Doug of Sidney, Maine. She is also survived by grandsons Thomas and Drew Dixon of Mt. Juliet and Shea Guier Goodale of Pensacola, Fl. She is also survived by seven great-grandchildren and three brothers and four sisters and their spouses. She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Dottie Diane, a brother, and several brothers-in-law.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, February 22, 2021, at Free Will Baptist Church, 1900 E Hubbard Road in Ponca City. Face masks are required. Those unable to attend the Funeral Ceremony may attend virtually on the Trout Funeral Home website, www.troutfuneralhome.com and click on the live-stream or toolbar icon on the top right corner after 10:45 PM. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home and Crematory, 505 W. Grand Ave, Ponca City, OK, 74601.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Free Will Baptist Church, 1900 E. Hubbard Rd., Ponca City, OK 74604.

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