Doris
Smith, Doris Justine Beloved mother of Sandra Wright, grandmother of John Wright and Christine Wright, great grandmother of Justine and Janelle Wright, and sister of Ellen Mildred Harvey (Mimi) died peacefully at home in Manhattan Beach on March 29, 2007 at age 95. She was born in Spokane, Washington on February 6, 1912, the third of 6 children of Mildred Howard and William Henry Sherrod and moved to Los Angeles in 1918. In 1945 she moved to Manhattan Beach with her husband Wilson C. Smith where she lived for the rest of her life. She worked in accounting at Airesearch Mfg Co. for 35 years and when she retired she volunteered at the Manhattan Beach Public Library until her eyesight failed. She was a long time member of the Manhattan Beach Historical Society and the Manhattan Beach Friends of the Library where she was an active participant in the monthly book sales. She will be greatly missed by those who loved her, of which there are many.

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