BERNIECE STANLEY SMITH, 83, of Rogue River, passed away June 26, 2016 in Medford, OR. Berniece was born in Ashland to Stanley and Esther Mayben on May 14.1933. She attended Ashland High School and married Victor Smith on July 1, 1950. She subsequently completed her GED with honors. She enjoyed reading, her flower gardens, travel, the beach, and spending time with her family. Berniece is preceded indeath by her parents and two brothers, Dale and Glen. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Victor Smith; brother, Bruce Mayben; children, Valerie Sauve, Del & Vickie Hansen, and Duane & Karen Smith; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grand children. There will be a family gravesite service at Woodville Cemetery on July 1, 2016. As family, we honor our precious mom. You have left us with such a heritage of grace and servant kindness. We celebrate your graduation to Father’s presence and the next life. Well done.