Beverly Smith

Feb. 7, 1933 — Oct. 8, 2017


Beverly Smith, age 84, of Algona passed away on Oct. 8, 2017, at the Westview Care Center in Britt, Iowa. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Lentz Funeral Home, with burial in East Lawn Cemetery in Algona.

Beverly Jeanne McMurray, the daughter of Alvie H. And Mame C. (Rake) McMurray was born on Feb. 7, 1933 near St. Benedict. On Dec. 29, 1951, Beverly married Glenn L. Smith at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. She was a loving, nurturing mother, grandmother and great grandmother, and a loving wife. Beverly worked various jobs though out her lifetime. Beverly enjoyed bowling league, gardening roses and flowers, creative crafting of many kinds, tooling leather goods, crocheting afghans, plastic canvas, latch hooking rugs, sewing, cooking and baking pies.

Left to cherish Beverly’s memory are two sons, Retired Lt. Col. Ronald L. (Sami) Smith of Urbandale and Daniel R. (Jackie) Smith of Whittemore; two daughters, Eileen M (Lyle) Moss of Webster City and Julie A. Everett of Britt; 17 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; and several grand dogs and grand cats.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a son, Thomas L. Smith; a granddaughter, Jocelyn Everett; a great granddaughter, Halle Shockey; two sisters, Betty Kollasch and Faye Loebig; and a brother, Robert McMurray.Condolences may be left at


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14 E. Nebraska St.

Algona, IA 50511  

Phone: (515) 295-3535

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