Tressie Jodelle Smith, 42, died Wednesday (March 23, 2022) at the NMC Health in Newton.
She was born on September 7, 1979 in Winfield, Kansas, the daughter of Don Thomas and Debra Lynn Love Smith. A few years later the family moved to Newton where she was raised and attended schools.
Through the years Tressie had worked at Asbury Park, Kidron Bethel and Dillons.
Survivors include her daughter Morgan Byrom and husband Zachery of Griffin, Georgia; sons Jacob Beck and Jason Beck both of Newton; father and step-mother Don and Helen Smith of Newton; brother Jason Smith of Martha, Oklahoma; sisters Chelsey Allison Watts of Olathe, Kansas and Brandi Allison Cebulski of Newton.
Tressie is preceded in death by two infant children Joshua Eugene Beck and Elizabeth Marie Beck; her mother Debra Allison; and step-father Curtis Allison.
Cremation has taken place with private family services to be held.
Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton, Kansas.