Gretchen Firment, 81, passed away on April 10, 2019 at St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, Colo.
Gretchen was born on June 22, 1937 in Pocahontas, Ark. to Tony and Pauline Nuce Schmidt.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband John Andrew Firment; two brothers, Albert and John Schmidt; and a sister, Mary Elizabeth.
She is survived by two sons, John Firment, Jr., Dr. Christopher Firment; daughter, Julie Carlson; grandchildren, Tony, Haley, and Tyler Firment, Gage and Pike Carlson; siblings, Curtis Schmidt, Catherine Clark, Trudy Ryles and Frank Schmidt.
Visitation was Tuesday, April 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. with a Rosary beginning at 7 p.m. at McNabb Funeral Home. Another Rosary was held Wednesday, April 17 at St. Michael Church in Cherokee Village at 10:30 a.m. A funeral mass followed at 11 a.m. with Father Amal Punganoor officiating. Cremation followed services.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to St. Michael Church, 49 Tekakwitha Dr., Cherokee Village, AR 72529.