Dec 102014

Ann Yvonne Smith, 86, passed away on Oct. 20, 2014, at Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center in Show Low.
Graveside services were held in October at the Mountain Meadows Memorial Park in Payson.

She was born May 16, 1928, in Bushnell, Neb., to Warren Eli Taylor and Lena Patrick Taylor.

Ann was a good artist who enjoyed working with stained glass and oil painting. She taught herself to read music at the age of 52.

She worked at Good Samaritan Hospital in the nurses training program and also worked for Phoenix General Hospital.

Ann loved to grow flowers and had a beautiful garden of flowers at her home.

Survivors include her daughter, Candace (Art) Kelley of Overgaard; four grandchildren, Matthew (Danine), James, Thomas (Monica) and Erin (John); and five great- grandchildren.

Owens Livingston Mortuary-White Mountain Chapel of Show Low was in charge of the arrangements.