Lena Margaret Shibley

Lena Margaret Shibley

Lena Margaret Shibley (Maggie) (nee Smock), 87, of Lakeland FL, passed peacefully at home on Valentine’s Day 2021 after a long struggle with a type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma called Sézary Syndrome. She was born in Downing MO to Oren E Smock and Berneice Wortman Smock Lancaster.  She is survived by two daughters: Teresa Berge (Stephen) MN and Jann Lowry (Paul) of FL; 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; brothers Robert, Delbert and Ronald Smock and a sister Karen Smith; many nieces and nephews; and a loving partner Harlyn Crandall. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 yrs, George Shibley, her mother and father and a brother Jasper (Jack) Smock.

There will be an internment at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Gorin MO, (date TBD) celebrating her life with a small group of family and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.