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Nancy Jean Smith

March 19, 1939 - November 17, 2021


Nancy Smith peacefully passed away at home in Salem, OR on November 17, 2021 at the age of 82. She was born in 1939 in Kalamazoo, MI to Robert and Beverly Turner. Nancy married Ronald D. Smith in 1957. He proceeded her in death. Nancy retired from BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon in Portland in 1996. During retirement she enjoyed spending time with family. She also kept busy with part time work including volunteering as a secretary for the Turner, OR Police Department. She is survived by her daughter Debbie Smith. Sons Bob Smith, Jim Smith and his wife Angie. Granddaughter Becca Holt and her husband Raymond. Great granddaughter Aria Holt. Brother Mike Turner and his wife Susan. Virgil T. Golden Funeral Home is caring for the arrangements. Viewing will be available on November 27th from 1pm - 3pm at the funeral home. Family and friends will gather to remember Nancy at Willamette National Cemetery on November 30th. Nancy had a love for animals and her dogs were a big part of her life. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to the Willamette Humane Society.

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