Kayla Loa Cheney Smith Green

4/15/1944 ~ 2/14/2019

GreenKaylaFAIRVIEW– Kayla Loa Cheney Smith Green, 74, Payson, UT peacefully passed away in the Mountain View Hospital Feb. 14, 2019. Kayla was born April 15, 1944 the daughter of Reed and Loa Cheney of Fairview, UT.
Kayla studied nursing at Weber State. She married Jack Smith and had two sons Mike Smith and David Smith.
She went to barber school and she graduated and opened her own shop and spent all of her professional career cutting hair.
She divorced Jack Smith. She met and married Richard Green.
Richard and Kayla loved boats and water. She was also an active leader in the Coast Guard Auxiliary. She sailed around the San Francisco Bay Area and spent time at Richard’s birthplace of northern Idaho‚Äôs Priest Lake.
Upon retirement she and her mother opened a ceramic shop in Fairview, Utah. She later moved to a senior mobile home park in Hayward, CA. Kayla had a strong religious belief in the Lord and was a member of the LDS Church. She served as an ordinance worker in the Manti LDS Temple for six years, and in other LDS church callings.
Kayla is survived by her son Michael Smith, his wife Karen Smith. Her grandchildren Emily, Megan, Mathew (Chantelle) Smith, Andrew and a grandson Harry Smith. Stepchildren Michael Green, Kathleen Green, Teresa (Green) Thornton; Christopher Green, Jennifer (Green) Smith, step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; her siblings Hazel Bullock and James Cheney. Kayla was preceded in death by Jack Smith and Richard Green and by son David Reed Smith.
Viewings will be held Friday Feb. 22, from 6-8 p.m., and Saturday Feb. 23, from 9:30am-10:30am, prior to funeral services at 11 a.m., at Rasmussen Mortuary, 96 North 100 West, Mt. Pleasant. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Online condolence at rasmussenmortuary.com

3 Responses to “Kayla Loa Cheney Smith Green”

  1. Terry Johansen says:

    Went to school with Kayla…her mother was one of the best teachers in the school…May the Lord Bless her family at this time…..

  2. Richard Lamb says:

    Like Terry says, her mother was one of the best teachers in the school. God bless and keep the family safe and peaceful during this time.

  3. Marla Mann says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I will miss Kayla and our times that we shared. She had such a good heart and was helpful to many people. We all have our special memories of Kayla. These will be treasured and kept in our heats and memories. I will miss you Kayla

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