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Thelma Jean Harris Smith

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Thelma Jean Harris Smith of 9114 Kingswood Rd. Southport, Fla., was born to Walter A. Harris and Agnes V. Farris in Clay County, Iowa, on Jan. 2, 1928.

She passed away on Nov. 1, 2012, in Bay County Hospice in Panama City, Fla. She was educated in Clay County, married Alvin L. Strohman on Jan. 6, 1946, and they had one child, Sharon A.

She married James B. Smith from Spencer, in May, 1968.

She was preceded in death by her mother; father; baby sister; two brothers: Lloyd and Dale Harris; Alvin, her first husband; and James, her second husband.

Left to mourn Thelma are one sister, Shirley Greenslade, of Clinton, Iowa.; her daughter, Sharon Nissen; son-in-law, Gerald Nissen of Panama City, Fla.; two granddaughters: Michele and Tamara; one great-granddaughter; three great-grandsons; three great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews and other family and friends.

We will all miss Thelma very dearly.