Vicki L. (Hirst) Smith of Independence, Mo., passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013, at 4:05 p.m.

Vicki L. (Hirst) Smith of Independence, Mo., passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013, at 4:05 p.m.

Vicki retired from the City of Independence, Mo., after 26 years of service and then went to work as a secretary to a longtime friend, John Carnes; Attorney at Law, where she remained until her illness would no longer allow her to work. Vicki was a real people person who enjoyed life as well as friends and family. Vicki was preceded in death by her father, Max Hirst, her mother, Cloetta Hirst, her brother, David Hirst, and her husband, William D. Smith.

Vicki leaves behind her only daughter, Kendra Roses; sister, Katy Peterson; and nieces and nephews.

Abiding by Vicki’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral services, instead a Memorial Gathering of friends and family will be held at her sister’s home, Katy Peterson, at 19212 E. 17th Terr. Street, Independence, Mo., on June 1, 2013, from 2 to 6 p.m.

Flowers or donations may be made to her daughter, Kendra Roses, at 932 N. Strode, Independence, MO 64050.

 

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