Geraldine “Gerri” Smith, long time resident of Chandler, Okla., passed away on July 20, 2021 at the age of 91. Gerri was born August 10, 1929 in Pauls Valley, Okla., to Wes and Mae (Ward) Pruitt. She married A.A. “Jim” Smith on December 24, 1947 in Pauls Valley and they made their home there until moving to Chandler in the 1960’s. Together they raised two daughters, Audine Tislow and Janet Cook-Palmer, both of Chandler. Gerri worked at the Lincoln County Courthouse in both the Assessor’s office and the County Clerk’s office before being elected the Lincoln County Assessor, where she served until her retirement. Later, she continued her public service as a member of the Lincoln County Excise Board. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Chandler, teaching First Grade Sunday School for several years.