Funeral service for Tszmira Imitieto Smith Deso, 57, of Lawton, Oklahoma will be at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018 at Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Doug Passmore, pastor of First Baptist East officiaing.
Ms. Deso passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Lawton.
An Entombment will be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens at a later date.
There will be a special viewing and visitation for family and friends on Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Tszmira was born on March 22, 1961 in Fort Bliss, Texas to Avery B. and Ellen Louise (Wheatley) Smith. Coming from a military family, they lived in Texas, Oklahoma, and Germany. They returned to Lawton/Fort Sill in1975 and Tszmira graduated from Cameron University with a bachelors degree in Computer Science and a minor in Business. She married the love of her life, Robert Deso on July 30, 1982 and to that union, two daughters were born, Nicole and Melissa. She worked for Comanche Home Center for many years and later was a property manager for Parks Jones Reality for over 20 years. She enjoyed the casino and computer games. He granddaughters were the apple of her eye and they enjoyed cooking together and also playing cards and games. She will be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her daughter, Nicole Deso Edmonds and boyfriend, Jeremy Marshall, of Lawton, Oklahoma; her granddaughters, Chelsea Edmonds and Allyson Edmonds; her sister and brother in law, Teckla and Robert Ryans, of Lawton, Oklahoma; her brother and sister in law, Avery and Rose Smith, of Dallas, Texas; her mother in law, Hideka "Katy" Deso; her sisters in law and brother in law, Kathy and Stephen Mellecker and Judy Lease; her nieces and nephews, Constance Ryans, Susanna Smith, Avery Smith, Nathan Lease, Alex and Jerica Lease, Richard and Ericka poage, Ashley and Jayson Huebner, and Katrina Newell; numerous great nieces and great nephews; her Parks Jones Family her beloved kitty, Missy and a host of loving friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Melissa Lynn Deso; and the love of her life, Robert "Bob" Deso.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association at 730 W. Wilshire Blvd, Suite 105, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73120 or to the Epilepsy Foundation of Oklahoma 11212 N. May Ave, Suite 108, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73120.