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Dorlis Good Smith, 81, of Boone, passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at Boone County Hospital.

Dory's wishes were to be cremated. A Celebration of Life service will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, October 3, 2016, at the Community United Methodist Church in Ogden, Iowa. Rev. Gary Hoyt will officiate. Burial will be in Bluff Creek Cemetery rural Boone, Iowa. Visitation will be Monday, from 1:00 p.m., until the time of the service at the church. For online obituaries and condolences visit:

Dorlis Anita Good, was born December 2, 1934, the daughter of Lester and Hazel (Crownover) Good. She graduated from Ogden High School in 1954. She was employed at McCaskey Restaurant in Boone, Bournes in Ames, Pilot Mound School as a cook, and various jobs at Boone County Hospital.

On January 10, 1969, she was united in marriage to Robert Smith. He passed away on September 21, 1997.

Dory had a lifelong love for horses. She participated and attended fairs in Iowa and surrounding states where she was in the four horse hitch, pleasure, show cart, tandems, and unicorn classes. Her father was her constant companion on these trips.

She was involved in the Community United Methodist Church having served with Care Giving and Professional Partner Program and many funeral lunches. She was a 4-H member, American Belgian Corporation, and Tri County Sheep Producers Board of Directors. Other things that were of interest to Dory were Belgian horses, Guernsey cattle, camping, and dancing.

Her special friend from March 2000 to May 2003, was Walter Lautner of Jefferson, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Robert, brother, Regis, and a sister Deloris.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be left to Boone County 4-H Council.