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Susan Rebecca Smith
February 10, 1950 ~ January 2, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old
In loving memory of Susan Rebecca Smith of Heavener, Oklahoma. She passed away in Fort Smith, Arkansas on January 2, 2024, at the age of 73. Her brilliant smile and quick wit will be dearly missed. She was born in Lakewood, California, on February 10, 1950, to Lola and Jack Smith. She grew up surfing the beaches of Southern California, later moving to Palm Springs and eventually making her way to Oklahoma. She had a compassionate heart and a gentle soul. She was bubbly, energetic and outgoing, making friends in any gathering. She is proceeded in death by her parents and her only sister, Cindy Reed. She will be remembered and missed by her three brothers: Daniel, Chris and Jack Smith, and her numerous nieces and nephews. Her legacy includes her son Steven J. Gortz, daugther-in-law AnnMarie Gortz, daughter Rachael Marie Frederick, and son-in-law Johnny Frederick. She was blessed with five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
There will be a private remembrance of life ceremony on her birthday February 10, 2024, to spread her ashes at Huntington Beach, California