Sheridan May Smith

03/24/1998 - 11/12/2019
Service Date: 11/19/2019
Service Time: 10:00 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints-Desert Wells Ward 19730 East Ocotillo Road,Queen Creek, Arizona
Interment: San Tan Memorial Gardens

Sheridan May Smith, 21, was called home on November 12, 2019. She was born to Gary and Tera Smith in Omaha, Nebraska on March 24, 1998. Sheridan enjoyed photography, caring for animals and spending time with her family; especially her nieces and nephews, Tayson, Trenton, Aislynn, Aubriella, Ellie, Travis, Lexi, Brock, Crew, Aria, Beck, Grayson and Dayne. Sheridan has joined her niece Stella who preceded her in death. She is survived by her siblings Starr (Jeremy) Bridwell, Skyler (Kari) Smith, Sabrina (Brad) Mortensen, Sierra Harpole and Sterling Smith.

The funeral services will be Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meetinghouse, 19730 E. Ocotillo, Queen Creek, AZ 85142 at 10 AM with visitation beginning one hour prior to the service at 9 AM. The interment will occur directly following the services at San Tan Memorial Gardens, 22425 E. Cloud Road, Queen Creek, AZ 85142.

Flowers may be sent to Bunker Funeral Home, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201

Condolences

  • Hugs and prayers.

  • Our deepest sorrow for your loss. You are in our hearts and prayers.

  • You’re in our hearts and prayers.

  • I’m so sorry. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Sheridan is beautiful soul! I loved the visits we had when we were in nursery together. My Natalie always has good things to say about her. She will be missed!

  • sharee and Matt scheerhorn

    We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your sweet, beautiful Sheridan. I will always remember her as such a kind, gentle soul with a beautiful smile and quiet nature but very insightful and kind to everyone when I was a YW leader in Cortina. Our hearts ache for your family and we wish you peace and comfort through this difficult time And of course will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love, the Scheerhorns

  • John and Ann Allen

    We are heartbroken with this news. Please know we are here for you in any way. Spiritually and physically. Love you!

  • Gary & Tera and family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your awesome family. You are loved and have showed love to so many. May you have angels watching over you and your family at this time.

    Love
    The Engberg Clan

  • Greg and Denise LeCheminant

    Was quite shocked to hear the news. She was so beautiful! Our hearts go out to you. The gospel of Christ is may sooth the hurt, but we know you must be hurting. You are in our prayers.

  • Prayers to family in friends, she will be missed.

  • Love and hugs to the family

  • Oh my goodness my heart is breaking. She was such a beautiful shining star, and I loved her so. I know the Atonement is real and will heal both her and you. I pray angels will surround you during this impossibly difficult time.

  • Our most deepest condolences. You are in our prayers.
    Rick and Alexandra Solomon

  • Bruce & Gina Peterson

    To our dearest Gary and Tera, you and your family are in our prayers. May Father in Heaven embrace you with all of his Love and Comfort at this time of loss for your beautiful Sheridan.
    We love you with all of our hearts♥️♥️♥️

  • Pam & Jerry Bloomer

    We love your Family. We are praying for all of you.

  • Grant ant Donnie Tayrien

    The only length of life that will soothe the longings of the soul is eternal life. We know that in His Plan of Salvation God has given us that opportunity. We have a Savior. We pray you may feel His comfort.

  • Farnsworth Family

    We love you and you will be in our prayers.

  • I am sincerely sorry for your loss.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I will continue to pray for all.

  • My heart aches for you and I am deeply saddened to learn of this tragedy. May her memory be a blessing and bring you peace.

    Our love and prayers are with you.

    Karolyn Benger & Michael Beyo

  • Rev Jody Topping

    On behalf of the entire congregation of Song of Life United Methodist Church in Queen Creek, and on our own behalf, David and I share in the grief of President and Mrs Smith. Words cannot convey the sorrow we feel for your loss. We know that God weeps with you, and walks with you, as do we, at this very sad news.

  • Gregg & Kami Murset

    We love the Smith family!

  • We’re so sorry for your loss. Sheridan will be missed. We love your family, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Neil and Linda Christensen

    Our deepest condolence for this great loss. May the Lord be with you at this trying time.

  • Iam so sorry to hear about your loss ! My prayers are with your family at this time ! Families are Forever
    God Bless you !

  • You are in our prayers. We pray the Lord comforts you and brings you peace.

  • Betty Stan Abbott

    Tera and Gary praying for the spirit to be with your whole family to get you through 5his most difficult time. Love you both.

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Blessings!

  • Sheridan has a smile that could light a room. I pray for your family that you may feel peace and comfort.

  • My words are not adequate to express the sorrow I feel for your loss. You daughter was an inspiration to everyone around her. I am so blessed and lucky to have known her beauty and I will strive to keep her spirit alive. Please know we are here for you if you need anything at all.

  • Martin and Cheryl Howey

    We were stunned and saddened to the core to hear of your loss. Sheridan was a special spirit who touched all who knew her, and will be sorely missed. Please know of our love, thoughts, prayers and offers of service to you and your special family during these stressful times. At the same time, you (as difficult as this may sound or seem), can rejoice that she is in the loving presence of Someone who loves her more than any of can possilby imagine. May Heavenly Father’s choicest blessesings be with you and your family!

  • Lyle and Susan Harper

    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • So sorry for your loss!! We will be praying for your entire family!! We hope you feel the love from so many of us that love your sweet family!!!

  • My heart goes out to your family at the loss of your beautiful daughter. My love and prayers are with you at this time.

  • Trevan and Leslie Householder Family

    We are deeply saddened and so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May all the love you have poured out upon others all these years be returned upon you a hundred fold. You are so loved. May you feel the peace that can only come from the Savior at this time.

  • Gary or Kayrene Palmer

    Our hearts ache for you and your family. We are praying for your family. May the Lord bless you with peace and comfort at this time. Love, Gary and Kate

  • Loved having Sheridan in my 8-9 year old primary class!! She will be missed! So sorry for our loss –

  • Darin and Gabrielle Woolwine

    I was so sorry to hear of your daughter’s passing… She was a beautiful girl, inside and out. I am sure you are so sad at having to say goodbye too soon. Your family is in our prayers… That you’ll be comforted and sustained along this valley of sorrow. We send you our love and warmest friendship always.

  • I know how you feel there is no words that take away the pain! I wish the best for you and your family!

  • Chris and Letitia Ludlow

    Oh how our hearts are aching for you! We are so sorry for your loss… I know that words can’t take your pain or mend your hearts. Know that you are loved, prayed for, and thought of constantly. Hopefully you can not only feel the Saviors love for you, but that of your flock. We love you! We are here in any possible way that you might need. Truly. ❤️

  • Dr. Christopher and Dr. Diane Labban and family

    We are truly saddened with your loss of Sheridan. You have our prayers, support and condolences. May she rest in peace.

  • We are shocked & saddened to hear of your loss – Sheridan is a beautiful girl. We pray for the Spirit to be with your family at this most difficult time. You are all loved.

  • Theron and Kim Lovell and family

    Our family is broken hearted! We are so sorry you lost your sweet Sheridan! We want you to know we are praying for your comfort and peace right now. We love you all!

  • Lorie and Doug Brewer

    We are so sorry for your loss. Love and prayers go out to your family. May the Lord bless you with comfort and peace in your hearts.

  • Alan and Sue Aho

    Our deepest condolences! We pray that comfort and continued strength during this time in the Smith’s life.

  • Words are never adequate when we lose a cherished and greatly loved family member. Sheridan touched our family and will be remembered by her beautiful soul, joyful smile, and genuine caring nature. We deeply pray for your family to have comfort and peace at this transition of life.

    Helen Keller wrote, “What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes part of us.”

    With love and hugs, Tim and Juli Harpole

  • Matt and Jessica Bartz

    Our heart ached when we heard the news. Our prayers and thoughts are with you guys.

  • I can’t even imagine the pain that you both must be going thru at this time. I am so sorry that you are going thru such a difficult time as this. Our prayers of love and comfort are with you And your family.

  • “Christ is my hope. He is my hope on rainy Monday mornings, my hope on dark nights, and my hope in the face of death and despair.”
    Sister Chieko N. Okazaki

    On behalf of the Bratcher Family, we would like to wish our deepest prays to each of your family members. May the Lord provide the peace of heart needed at this time.

  • Cynthia and Peter Vincent

    Sending thoughts and prayers to you and your family at this heart breaking time. We will all miss your sweet darling.

  • We are so sorry for your loss. We pray that you will receive the comfort and peace that comes from our savior who knows and loves us all.

  • Rory and Vicki Richardson

    Words cannot express our sadness over this news. Please accept our most sincere condolences for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. May our Heavenly Father bless and comfort you. We send our love.

  • We love you all and know your beautiful daughter is in loving arms. Jesus Christ is our Savior and with his love we can keep going. With gratitude we acknowledge your goodness in blessing our family so often, and pray the Lord’s choicest blessings will be with you and your family.

  • We love you all and know your beautiful daughter is in loving arms. Jesus Christ is our Savior and with his love we can keep going. With gratitude we acknowledge your goodness in blessing our family so often, and pray the Lord’s choicest blessings will be with you and your family.

  • Bruce & Terri Jones

    We are so saddened by your loss and will miss sweet Sheridan. May God bless you and your family in this time of need. We love you greatly.

  • Travis Padilla and Family

    Our hearts break with your family and we all love you.

  • Travis Padilla and Family

    Our hearts break with your family and we all love you.

  • Tom & Wendy Broschinsky

    Our hearts are so full of love for your beautiful family. We are so sorry for your loss. We pray that comfort and peace will be with you and that wonderful memories will help ease the grief. We love you and are so grateful for all you do for so many. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Tera, Gary and Family,
    I am saddened by the sorrow that has befallen your family. Even though I did not know her the way that I knew the four older children, I know that Sheridan was a beautiful and much loved young lady. I pray that all of you will be comforted in remembering that love knows no bounds and families are forever. I love you and am keeping all of you in my prayers.
    Love,
    Peggy Jensen

  • Rich and Jodi Sawyer

    We are thinking of you and praying for comfort and peace for your family.

  • Greg and Melanie St Clair

    We are so sorry for your loss. We are so thankful for the knowledge of eternal families. Our prayers are with you and your family.

  • Terry and Margaret Mullins

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the Smith Family.

  • Ron and Andrea Derrick

    Gary and Tera, our sincere condolences to you and your family. All our love.

  • Prayers of peace and comfort for your family during this most difficult time. My thoughts are with you and your family. Much love to you

  • Gary, Tera & The Smith family, please accept our most sincere condolences. We are so sorry and our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    Sending our love to the entire family.

  • So Sorry for your irreplaceable loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you this difficult time.

  • Karen Flake Tyler

    Tera and Gary, my family sends our love. My heart knows your great sorrow at this time. Please cry today and know tomorrow will get better.

  • Brett, Lauren & Snyder Family

    Smith Family,

    You’ve been close to our thoughts and hearts on this tender day. Sending love and many prayers.

  • Grand Canyon Council BSA

    We know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love.

    Our thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time.
    You have our deepest sympathy.

    All the Staff at the Grand Canyon Council, Boy Scouts of America

  • Mack & Karen Hoopes

    Our thoughts and prayers are for you at this difficult time. We send our love to your family!

  • Judy and Kevin Walden

    With sincerely sympathy … our prayers continue for peace, comfort, strength today and in the days ahead. May God bless you all.

  • Teresa Elmer Stradling

    Tera and family, I am so saddened to hear of your loss, my heart is breaking for you. I can’t even imagine how hard this is for you. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May the Lord bless you with comfort peace and strength.

  • Dear Tera and President Smith,
    Our thoughts and prayers are being sent with faith that you’ll feel comfort and peace in your hearts as you’ve given so many others during our times of need. May you be blessed and strengthened is our prayer and may you feel heaven and your sweet daughter near. Sending love and hugs to you dear friends.

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