Beverly June Smith, age 66, of Red Lake, MN, passed away on Monday, June 8, 2020 at her home.
Bev was born on May 18, 1954 in Red Lake, MN to Herbert and Delores (Pierre) Smith Sr.. She graduated from Red Lake High School. She was blessed with four children: Theresa, Derrick, Sharon and Allen. Bev worked at Seven Clans Casino in Thief River Falls, MN.
Bev enjoyed cooking and was known for her fry bread. She had an opinion on everything and wasn’t afraid to tell you what she was thinking. She loved going to the casino on her days off to spend her “old lady money”.
She will be remembered by her children: Theresa (James Larson) Smith, Derrick Smith Sr., Sharon (Darrell Waybenais) Smith and Allen Smith; her grandchildren: Anthony and Darian Smith, Jamie, Noah, Khloe and Lori Jones and Samantha Smith; one great-granddaughter, Chasity Mason; siblings: Clarice Cloud, EJay Smith, Vicky Smith, Herbert Smith Jr., Marilyn Smith, Tracey Smith, Alberta Smith, Patricia Smith and Diane Smith, as well as numerous other relatives and friends.
Bev was preceded in death by her parents, grandsons: Cedric Smith and Derrick Smith Jr., siblings: Thelma Smith, Gary Smith, Marjorie Smith, Clinton Smith and Kathleen Smith.
A Wake will begin at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, June 12, 2020 at the Little Rock Center in Little Rock and continue until the service at 2:00 PM on Sunday, June 14, 2020. Casketbearers will be Jason Jones, Jordan Smith, Davis Smith, Ralph “Sonny” Cloud Jr., Joseph “Joey” Blackwolf Jr., Daniel “Dan” Smith, Bear Smith and Leland “Lee” Smith. Honorary casketbearers will be Pearl Mitchell, Cheryl Thunder, Frieda Fineday, Arlie Wipf as well as her family and friends. Interment will be in the family burial site.
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