Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

July 5, 2013

Sylvia Jean Smith


Mineral Wells Index

— Sylvia Jean Smith, of Vici, Okla., passed from this life on June 30, 2013, at her home. She was born on April 4, 1947, to Thomas Curtis and Dixie June Claiborne Medlin in Mineral Wells.

Sylvia’s family lived in the Mineral Wells area and Sylvia attended Mineral Wells public schools. On Feb. 14, 1990, in Woodward, Okla., Sylvia married James Smith. The couple lived in Woodward and west of Vici, Okla.

Sylvia was blessed with three children: Larry David, Theresa Michelle and Stacy Lynn.

Sylvia worked as a nurse’s aid. She was honored by being selected as Grace Living Center Employee of the month. She enjoyed barrel races at Mineral Wells. She was an awesome mother and a great friend!

Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Dixie Medlin.

She is survived by son, Larry Reilly, of Longdale, Okla.; daughter, Terri Rhoades, of Oklahoma City; and daughter; Stacy Guthrie, of Frisco, Texas; three brothers: Billy, Kenneth and Curtis Medlin; one sister, Tommie June Trollinger; step-children: Veronica Aleman of Wichita Falls, Sherrie Spearman of Henrietta, Kristine Vasquez of Wichita Falls; 18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; 23 nieces and nephews; and special friend, Ernie Kellner, of Vici, Okla.; and many, many friends.

Graveside services were held on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Dark Corner Cemetery, Jacksboro, Texas. Condolences may be made to the family at shawfuneralhome.net.

Shaw Funeral Home of Vici, Okla.