Sarah Smith

Sarah Jane Smith

Saturday, June 22nd, 1935 - Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
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Sarah Jane Smith passed away at her home on January 8, 2020 in Hood River, Oregon. She was 84 years of age at the time of her passing.
Known to all as Sallie, she was born near White Salmon, WA on June 22, 1935 in the house she would live in for the next 18 years. Her parents were Arthur C. and Bessie (Dilley) Zimmerman. Here dad’s family were pioneers in the Snowden Road area; having arrived from Missouri in about 1891.
After graduating from Columbia High School in 1953, Sallie moved to Hood River, OR to live with her sister and started work at First National Bank – later known as First Interstate – that Fall. She retired from the bank in 1994.
Sallie and James Edward Smith were married September 4, 1954 and the next Spring, they purchased a house on Belmont that was their only residence during the 58 years of their marriage. Jim passed away in 2012 and Sallie continued to live in the home until her passing.
Sallie was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers Tom Zimmerman of White Salmon, WA and Jim Zimmerman of The Dalles, OR; and her husband James E. Smith.
She is survived by her sister Margaret Gump of Hood River, OR; son Michael Smith of Hood River, OR; daughter Leslie Smith of Portland, OR; and many nieces and nephews.
“We will miss her all of our days”.
Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson's Tribute Center (Funerals • Receptions • Cremations) 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River, Oregon 97031. Visit to leave a note of condolence for the family.
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Bo and Kathy Lee

Posted at 01:17am
Kay and Mike, Bo and me are so sad on your Mother's passing. She was such a wonderful Lady. Loved her sense of humor. You two are in our thoughts and heart. Love Family

Beth Voyles

Posted at 01:50am
Kay and Mike....I am so sorry for your loss. I love you all very much and please know you are in my thoughts and prayers at your time of sorrow. I have alot of wonderful memories from when we were kids and would come play at Great Uncle Jim and Great Aunt Sallies. As adults I loved going to visit whenever we were in Hood River. RIP Aunt Sallie. You are loved and will always be missed. Not goodbye but...Til we meet again. Love and hugs from across the miles. Xoxoxoxo

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