Pauline LaVada Smythe, 88, Tacoma, Wash., formerly of Codell and Plainville, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, at Heartwood Extended Healthcare in Tacoma.
She was born Sept. 22, 1926, in Codell to Forrest and Lois (Hocket) Richmond. She was a 1944 graduate of Codell High School.
She married Kenneth Smythe on March 17, 1946. She was a housekeeping supervisor at Holiday Inn in Hays.
Survivors include two daughters, Venita Lund, Tacoma, and Beverly Bozard, Clarksville, Tenn.; and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Robert “Bob” Smythe.
Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Shiloh Cemetery, rural Codell; burial will follow the graveside committal.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday with family to greet guests from 6 to 8 p.m. at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.