May 27, 1932 to June 13, 2018 - Former Sandy resident,Shirley Hatcher Smith was born on May 27, 1932 inDenver, Colorado.

Shirley (Hatcher) SmithFormer Sandy resident,

Shirley Hatcher Smith was

born on May 27, 1932 in

Denver, Colorado to John and

Eva (Pittman) Reynolds. As a

young child, the family moved

to Oregon and made their

home in the Gresham area.

Shirley received her education

in Gresham and at the age

of 14, the family returned to

Colorado where she met her

future husband.

On November 22, 1947, at the age of 15 she was

married to Hugh "Red" Hatcher in Denver. The family

lived in various areas in the Mid-West and began their

family. In 1963, Shirley and Red moved to Oregon

and made their home in Rockwood. In 1974, Red

preceded her in death. Shirley remained in Rockwood

and worked at Zim's Twelve Mile Corner. In 1977,

Shirley met Benjamin Smith. They were later married

in Gresham on February 14, 1980. They made their

home in Sandy where they opened their business,

Ben's Denture Center. He passed on October 25, 1996.

Shirley enjoyed playing the slots and Bingo and

had a streak of good luck. She was a wonderful mom

and grandma and her family had top priority. Shirley

also enjoyed working in her flower garden.

Surviving are her children, Gary (Christine) Hatcher,

John (Kathy) Hatcher, Steven (Cindy) Hatcher, Sandra

(Dave) Miller, Kathleen (Rod) Cross, Douglas (Ann)

Hatcher, David Hatcher and Curtis (Debbie) Hatcher;

sister, Patricia Butler, 29 grandchildren and 26 great

grandchildren and 9 step children. Shirley is preceded

in death by her sons, Charles and Daniel Hatcher.

A graveside service was held at Willamette National

Cemetery on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

Sandy Funeral Home handled arrangements.

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