Alice V. Smith, 86, of Independence, Missouri, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2011.

Alice V. Smith, 86, of Independence, Missouri, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2011.

Services will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, September 27, 2011, at Speaks Suburban Chapel, 18020 E. 39th St., Independence, MO 64055. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service, starting at 9 a.m. Entombment in Mound Grove Mausoleum.

Alice was born March 26, 1925, in Independence, Missouri, to George F. and Nellie M. (Kight) Brady. She was blessed with the talent of decorative painting and was a member of multiple art associations, including Independence and Raytown Art Associations. Mrs. Smith loved her family dearly! She also enjoyed flower gardening in her spare time.

Alice is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Clark Smith; daughter, Diana Marr and husband, David; son, Clark Smith II and wife, Suzanne; grandchildren, Alice Michele Spillman, Christopher and Kimberli Hoover, Jason Hoover; great-grandchildren, Warren Spillman, Noelle Hoover, Christian and Trinity Hoover.

She was preceded in death by her brother and sister.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com.

Arrangements: Speaks Suburban Chapel, 816-373-3600.