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Graveside services are scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Sundown City Cemetery for Della Leo Smith of Artesia.

Smith, 84, passed away Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, at Artesia General Hospital.

Chris Driver will officiate the services. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary.

Della was born Nov. 14, 1933, in Missouri, the daughter of Orf and Belle (Morgan) Goodwin.
She moved to the Hope area from Levelland, Texas, in 1991.

She was a member of the Hope Church of Christ and a homemaker.

Survivors include son James Rowe and wife Priscilla of Thorndale, Texas; step-son Paul Smith and wife AnnElise of Hope; grandchildren Steve Smith, serving in Kuwait and wife Julie, Jeffry Rowe and wife Kirsten of Hutto, Texas, Casimira of College Station, Texas, Taylor Rowe and wife Tina of Bremond, Texas, Mattie Carter and husband Jason of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Sarah Smith of New York, N.Y.; great-grandchildren Helina Jo Rowe, Kamden Rowe, Rawlin Rowe, Rosie Rowe, and Cole Carter.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Orf and Belle Goodwin; sister Pat; first husband Reed Rowe; and husband David L. Smith.

Arrangements are under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary. Condolences may be expressed online at www.artesiafunerals.com.