Helen R. Smith, 87, a resident of Cherokee Village from 1987 until 2003, died from the effects of a stroke on May 27, 2006, in West Warick, RI.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas G. and Shizuko Smith of Oceanside, Calif., and Jon V. and Lee Ann Smith of Narragansett, RI; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence M. Smith, in 2000; her granddaughter, Jennifer Harrison, in 1989; her son, Lawrence M. Smith Jr., in 1990; and her daughter, Rebecca Harrison-Hale, in 2003.
Memorial services were held at Arlington National Cemetery at Fort Meyer, Va., on Aug. 28. Her ashes will be interred with those of her husband following the service.