Lynn Eloise Smith died July 12 of natural causes at her home in Valley Springs. She was 86. Smith was a longtime resident of Calaveras County. She moved from Paradise to Valley Springs with her husband, Roy Smith, more than 20 years ago.
Smith was born in 1930 in Placentia to Raymond and Olive Johnson. She graduated from Fullerton High School and attended Fullerton Junior College. She worked more than 25 years as a unit secretary for Bay General Hospital in San Diego and Enloe Hospital in Chico.
She was preceded in death by her husband Roy and son Kevin Smith. She is survived by son, Raymond Smith of Groveland; two daughters, Carrie Estakhri and Becky Maghy, both of Valley Springs; sister Dorothy Parker of Mariposa; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Donations may be made to the United Service Organization. Private services will be held.