Dixie Alice Smith, age 70, passed away in the early morning of August 20, 2021, at Desert Vista Medical Center. Dixie was born on January 10, 1951, in Denver, Colorado and adopted 9 days later to Jack and Venora (Spencer) Jennings. She was a graduate from Monte Vista High School in 1969. On September 5, 1970, she married Stewart “Butch” Smith Jr. in Monte Vista, Colorado. Together, they had 3 children Dwight, Jeffery, and Carey. Dixie’s hobbies included sewing, crocheting, chatting over a cup of coffee, cheering on her grandchildren, and loving animals.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 51 years, Butch; her brother Nate (Teri); her newly found half-brother Curt; son Jeffery (Kelly), daughter Carey (Jon); and five grandchildren Aubrey, Kaitlyn (Johann), Kelby, Braden, and Malcolm; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 10, 2021, at 11:00am at Superstition Funeral Home, 398 E. Old West Highway, Apache Junction, AZ 85119. Pastor Bill will be leading the service. Following the service there will be a family and friends’ luncheon at the Apache Junction Elks Lodge, 2455 N Apache Trail, Apache Junction, AZ 85119. Please, join us in the celebration of Dixie’s life.
The Smith and Latham family would like to extend their gratitude to all the staff at Desert Vista Medical Center.