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Marilynn Irene “Lynn” Smith

December 19, 1943 - September 30, 2020

Funeral services for Dove Creek resident Marilynn Irene “Lynn” Smith will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Dove Creek First Baptist Church. Mr. Travis Randolph will officiate. Interment will follow at Dove Creek Cemetery. Visitation will take place from 5 – 6 p.m. Monday, October 5, 2020 at Ertel Memorial Chapel.

  Lynn was born December 19, 1943 in Rural Dolores County, CO the daughter of Calvin Derwin and Cleo Irene (West) Gore. She passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at her residence at the age of 76.

  Surviving Lynn are her children, LaVerna Baxter (Jerry) of Dove Creek, CO, Blayne Smith (Dawn) of Dove Creek, CO, LaRita Randolph (Travis) of Cahone, CO, and Gary Smith (Jenny) of Dove Creek, CO; her sisters-in-law, Joan Gore of Dove Creek, CO and Shannon Gore of Craig, CO; her brother-in-law, Larry Smith (LaDonna) of Bloomfield, NM; 14 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Lynn was preceded in death by her parents; her spouse, Courtney Eugene Smith; her grandson, Courtney Dean Baxter; and her brothers, LeRoy Gore, and Derwin Gore. 

  Services are under the direction of Ertel Funeral Home. To send condolences or to view the full obituary, log on to and click on the obituary section.


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