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Obituaries

Twyla Smith

Osceola

Twyla Joyce Smith, 82, of Osceola died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at Southern Hills Specialty Care in Osceola.

Memorial services will be 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., in Osceola with the Rev. Dwayne Henrichs officiating. Visitation with family present will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday prior to the services at the funeral home. Interment of her cremains will be in Murray Cemetery at a later date. Family invites everyone following the services Friday to the Meeting Place for food and fellowship. Online condolences may be left at www.kalefuneralhome.com. 

Twyla Joyce Smith, daughter of Orval and Genieve Perry, was born Feb. 11, 1935, in Thayer. Twyla graduated from Thayer High School in 1954. She spent most of her life in central and southern Iowa working in sales for several companies, including Avon, Cameo, Sarah Coventry and Amway.

Twyla is survived by her sons, Denny Green, Rick (Marge) Green, Tony (Stacey) Green and Shane (Alesha) Bailey; grandchildren, Matthew (Ashley) Green, Lindsey (Matt) Williams, Shawn (Kori) Green, Dusty (Olivia) Green, Chelsey Green, Paula (Dustin) Reynolds, Kelli Green, Alexis Sorenson, Shayna Bailey, Nicole (Doug) Vogel, Samantha Magnani and Daniel Holzhauser; 19 great-grandchildren; brother Darrell Perry; sister Wanda McIntire; as well as other relatives and many friends.

Twyla was preceded in death by her daughter Teri Magnani; parents, Orval and Genieve Perry; twin sister at birth; granddaughter Krista Green; brother-in-law John McIntire and sister-in-law Carol Perry.

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