Wilford Smith, 87, died Sept. 7, 2003 in Joseph City. He was born March 13,1916 in Wyoming and grew up in Mesa.
Mr. Smith and his wife raised their family in Payson.
He was a resident of Eden, Ariz. for the last 23 years.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Dorothy; four sons, Aaron, Arthur Cody, Benjamin and Edmund; two daughters, Edna Walborn and Pat Wren; one brother, Marvin Smith; one sister, Ida Ward; 36 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Wilford Smith, Jr.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15 at the Pima Chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with a viewing one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Eden Cemetery.
Arrangements by Owens Mortuary of Holbrook.