Caroline Overson Jacobs Smith

Caroline Overson Jacobs Smith, age 86 passed away August 31, 2016. She started her journey August 19, 1930, in Lucin Utah. She was born to William Christian Overson and Mina Johnson Overson. About the time in the 3 rd grade the family moved to Delta. She went to school at Sutherland Elementary and High school in Delta. She married Curtis Wayne Jacobs August 10 th 1948 (he was the most handsome of them all), later solemnized in Salt Lake Temple November 21, 1952. Curtis worked at Tooele Army Depot so they moved to Stockton. They had 8 children. She was active in the church as chorister and other callings. Curtis died April 27 1989. She later moved to Tooele and worked at the Glowing Embers as their baker making pies and rolls for 11 years. She met her late husband John E. (Jack) Smith at the friendly Dance Club. They were married 11 years. They were a good team together remodeling and renting homes. He died March 3, 1996. She remained in Grantsville until 2014, when she moved to Santaquin to be close to siblings. She loved to help with humanitarian organizations, she was the fastest quilter of all. She loved singing and playing guitar for Seniors Centers and Care Centers. She was famous for her carrot cake. Caroline is survived by her children, DeLane Jacobs (Sherrie) Midvale, John Jacobs Tooele, Roberta Welton (Daniel Owen) Monarch, Deborah Watson (Greg) Tooele, Kevin Jacobs (Gail Morris ) Cedar City, Curtis Lynn Jacobs Santaquin. Corinne Campbell (Lance) Magna. She is preceded in death by her son David Jacobs, husbands Curtis and Jack. Caroline requested no funeral. A viewing will be held Tuesday September 6, 2016 from 6-8 PM at the LDS Church, 428 South Hale Street, Grantsville. And a viewing at at the same location on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 10-11 am. After which her body will be taken to the Grantsville cemetery for a ceremony of life. Family would like to thank the Santaquin 19th Ward for their kindness and Carma with Maple Creek Hospice for the best care and love they showed our mother.


Angela Overson Jorgensen said...

We will miss you aunt Caroline. You were always so positive and smiling. Hope you find solace in the arms of those you love who have been waiting for you. Praying for your family. Love Angela and family
P.S. The world will never be the same again without you famous sweets and your melt in your mouth rolls♡

Jim and Loretta Moshier said...

We will miss you,Sister Smith. Jim and I loved your sweet spirit and willingness to help. We'll treasure the baby quilt you made for our grandson, and we'll miss bringing you fresh eggs.

Christine Campbell said...

What a wonderful gift of love, service and support she was to all. The times we had together were always good.
May the angels meet you and lead you into paradise.