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Geniel (Hone) Smith

November 5, 1942 ~ March 2, 2022 (age 79)

Obituary

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Geniel Hone Arnoldus Smith, 79, of Pleasant Grove passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2022 in American Fork, Utah from complications of diabetes and kidney failure.   Geniel was born November 5, 1942 in American Fork, Utah to Rulon Jennings and Alta Mae Newell Hone.  She married Carl Jesse Arnoldus on March 3, 1961 and later divorced.  She married Ralph John “Jack” Smith on October 1, 1968. 

Geniel grew up in Pleasant Grove and graduated from Pleasant Grove High School – Class of 1961.   Geniel relocated to American Fork and raised her six children.   She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served faithfully in many callings.   Geniel enjoyed working for over ten years at Softcopy, Word Perfect, and later Novell and enjoyed her associations with work colleagues.   She was a talented seamstress and made many beautiful items for family and friends.  Geniel’s greatest joy and achievement was being a mother and grandmother.  

She is survived by her six children: Joy (Eric) Nelson, Lindon; Michelle (Warren) Harris, Lehi; Valerie (Victor) Clark, Lehi; Jacqueline (Leo) Pyne, Logan; John (Wendy) Smith, Payson and Jill (Kyle) Judson, Pleasant Grove; 27 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Alton (Sharon) Hone, American Fork and David Hone, Fountain Green.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack Smith; four brothers: Merrill Hone, Evan Hone, Lloyd Hone and R J Hone and a grandson.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 11:00 am in the Olpin Family Mortuary Chapel, 494 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove where family and friends may attend a viewing from 10:00 -10:45 am prior to funeral services.  Interment will be in the Pleasant Grove City Cemetery.  Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com.  

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Services

Viewing
Wednesday
March 9, 2022

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Olpin Family Mortuary
494 South 300 East
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062

Funeral Service
Wednesday
March 9, 2022

11:00 AM
Olpin Family Mortuary
494 South 300 East
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062

Interment
Wednesday
March 9, 2022

12:30 PM
Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove

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