Faye B. Smart, 88, formerly of Garner Valley, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2006 in Pasadena.

She was born April 28, 1917 in Littleport, Iowa.

Mrs. Smart was retired from Security Pacific bank in Hemet. From 1984 to 1987, she wrote a Garner Valley news column, “GV news notes,” for the Town Crier.

The Neptune Society is handling arrangements. Services are pending.

She is survived by two daughters, Sandra Smart of Orange and Suzanne Sears of Pasadena; a sister, Relda Merrifield, 95, of Yuma, Ariz.; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Ray J. Smart, and her son, Douglas Smart.