Nina May Smith, 87, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family June 28, 2013 in her home in Phoenix, Ore. She was born January 29, 1926 to William and Rosella Holt. She married the love of her life, Donald Lee Smith, December 9, 1944 in Harrison, Ark. They moved to Klamath Falls, Ore. and raised their family before moving to the Rogue Valley in 1988.

While in Klamath Falls, Nina was very active in the Moose Lodge and the Grange. She loved to go camping and hunting with her family. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, and many other crafts. Nina was very proud of her six children and their accomplishments.

She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Don Smith; sons, Jerry (Klamath Falls), Rex (Tualatin), Rick (Bend), Ron (Willamina), and Marshel (Eagle Point); daughter, Donna McNair (Ashland), 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was deeply loved and will be greatly missed.

No service is planned. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity in Nina's name.