Date of Birth: February 17, 1945
Date of Death: June 22, 2019
Libby was born in Phoenix, AZ. Her parents were Paul and Pauline White (both deceased). She had one sibling, a brother, Paul Wayne White (also deceased). Her dad was a Phoenix bus driver and her mom was secretary at Central Baptist Church for many years. Her brother lived in California and enjoyed building and working on race cars. Libby graduated from Phoenix Union High School, Grand Canyon College (now a university) and received her MA in education from Arizona State University. She met the love of her life, Eddie/Ed Smith while attending Grand Canyon. Both majored in music and education. They have been married 53 years and have four wonderful children and eight lovely grandchildren. She retired from Peoria Unified School District. Libby and Ed enjoyed singing together in church choirs and ensembles, traveling, camping, and hiking. Comments from the family have all agreed that we all struck gold with her as she became part of our lives.
A Celebration of Libby’s Life will be held at Palmcroft Church, 15825 North 35th Ave, on August 5th at 4:30.