Caroline Smith

August 19, 1930 — August 31, 2016

Caroline Smith

Caroline Overson Jacobs Smith, age 86 passed away August 31, 2016. She started her journey August 19, 1930, in Lucin Utah. She was born to William Christian Overson and Mina Johnson Overson. About the time in the 3 rd grade the family moved to Delta. She went to school at Sutherland Elementary and High school in Delta. She married Curtis Wayne Jacobs August 10 th 1948 (he was the most handsome of them all), later solemnized in Salt Lake Temple November 21, 1952. Curtis worked at Tooele Army Depot so they moved to Stockton. They had 8 children. She was active in the church as chorister and other callings. Curtis died April 27 1989. She later moved to Tooele and worked at the Glowing Embers as their baker making pies and rolls for 11 years. She met her late husband John E. (Jack) Smith at the friendly Dance Club. They were married 11 years. They were a good team together remodeling and renting homes. He died March 3, 1996. She remained in Grantsville until 2014, when she moved to Santaquin to be close to siblings. She loved to help with humanitarian organizations, she was the fastest quilter of all. She loved singing and playing guitar for Seniors Centers and Care Centers. She was famous for her carrot cake. Caroline is survived by her children, DeLane Jacobs (Sherrie) Midvale, John Jacobs Tooele, Roberta Welton (Daniel Owen) Monarch, Deborah Watson (Greg) Tooele, Kevin Jacobs (Gail Morris ) Cedar City, Curtis Lynn Jacobs Santaquin. Corinne Campbell (Lance) Magna. She is preceded in death by her son David Jacobs, husbands Curtis and Jack. Caroline requested no funeral. A viewing will be held Tuesday September 6, 2016 from 6-8 PM at the LDS Church, 428 South Hale Street, Grantsville. And a viewing at at the same location on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 10-11 am. After which her body will be taken to the Grantsville cemetery for a ceremony of life. Family would like to thank the Santaquin 19th Ward for their kindness and Carma with Maple Creek Hospice for the best care and love they showed our mother.

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