Barbara Jean Provo-Smith


Birth: July 25th, 1928
Death: March 18th, 2017
Age: 88 years
Residence:Harrison, Michigan
Previous Residence(s):Linwood & Pinconning, Michigan

Barbara Jean Provo-Smith

Harrison, Michigan

Formerly Pinconning & Linwood, Michigan

Mrs. Provo-Smith 88 passed away Saturday March 18, 2017 at Medilodge of Howell following a lingering illness. She was born in Auburn Heights on July 25, 1928 to the late Joseph & Alice Budreau. She was preceded in death by her two husbands Alex (Pete) Provo Jr. on July 16, 1982 and Edward Smith on May 2008. She lived in the Linwood & Pinconning area most of her life. She enjoyed Hunting, fishing on the Saginaw Bay and Munuscong Bay, camping, watching & feeding the birds and growing many beautiful flowers.  Barb especially loved her grandchildren and her little dog Susie. Surviving her is her daughter Kim & Robert Somers; grandchildren Kera & Neil Tennyson, Robert & Raymond Barry Somers; great grandchildren Sierra & Liberty Tennyson and Cyrex Kitchen; a brother Carl Budrow; stepdaughters and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers Olen Budrow, Earl Budrow, Warner Budrow; 2 sister Virginia DeHate and Bernice Cole and step son Eddie Smith. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday March 25, 2017 at 11 am from Prince of Peace-St. Anne Campus with Rev. Fr. Nicholas Coffaro and Deacon Michael Arnold with burial in St. Anne Cemetery. Family will be present at the Rivertown Funeral Home on Friday from 1 to 5 pm. On Saturday Mrs. Provo-Smith will lie in state at the church from 10 am to time of Mass. Those wishing an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Joseph’s Hospice of Livingston County or ASPCA.  



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