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Lynne Smith, 72, joined Heaven unexpectedly due to a stroke Monday, May 15, 2017.

The daughter of Edd and Opal Roy, Lynne was born in Clinton, OK May 14, 1945. She graduated from Vici High School. In 1967, Lynne graduated from Northwestern State University in Alva. She married Dr. Gene Smith August 10, 1968 and gave birth to her daughter, Gina-Lynne in 1970 and in 1972, had her son, Craig. The family moved to Stillwater in 1973 to establish Gene's practice in ophthalmology.

In 1975, they began acquiring and building rental properties that Lynne personally managed for 42 years. Lynne was an extremely involved mother, an astute business woman and a friend to everyone she met.

Lynne is survived by her husband of 48 years, Gene Smith; children Gina-Lynne Smith and Craig Smith and his wife Debbie; Grandchildren Kylie, Matthew, Mia-Lynne, Grayson and Colton; Mother, Opal Roy; Brothers and wives, Arthur and Lynda Roy, Eddy and Penny Roy; Cousin Elaine Gillespie; and many lovely nieces, nephews and friends.

Lynne's Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00PM Monday, May 22 at Stillwater Bible Church. If you feel led, please make a donation to the charity of your choice in honor of Lynne's time with us.
Published on  May 22, 2017
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