Maryellen Smith, 73, of Yamhill, died Jan. 5 of natural causes at home.

Mrs. Smith was born in Saginaw, Michigan, Feb. 14, 1943, the daughter of Henry Richard and Geraldine Garrett of Burton, Michigan. Maryellen married Norman Smith May 4, 1963.

Mrs. Smith enjoyed spending time at their Christmas tree farm, traveling and spending time with her family. She is survived by her husband; children Douglas (Jamie) and Loriann (Clyde): grandchildren Jacob, Jordan and Jenna (Sky) Smith, Conner, Ryan, and Hunter Adair: mother Geraldine and many nieces, nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her father Henry, brother Richard, mother-in-law Beatrice and father-in-law Norman D. Smith.