Norene Pearl Smith

The Richard L. Smith family and the Methodist Women at First United Methodist Church of Durango have designated the churchís Early Learning Center for memorial contributions to honor lifelong Durango resident Norene Pearl Smith, who died Nov. 14, 2012.

The memorial fund will support plans to expand the childrenís playground and provide scholarships to students in need.

Contributions may be sent to the attention of the Norene Smith Memorial Fund, First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive, Durango, CO 81301.

A complete obituary for Mrs. Smith ran Nov. 21, 2012.