Evelyn Smith, daughter of the late Martin and Birdie Lamastas Luther, was born March 6, 1922, in Senath, Mo., and passed away September 4, 2009, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital at Hayti, Mo., at the age of 87 years.
She was married to Murry Smith. He preceded her in death.
Mrs. Smith attended the Jesus Name Tabernacle Church in Caruthersville, Mo.
Survivors include one brother, Everett Luther, of Marysville, Calif.; four sisters, Lois Hanson, of Paragould, Ark., Joyce Oxford, of Little Rock, Ark., Dorthy Jean Sisk and Barbara Garner, both of Ben Wheeler, Texas; several nieces; nephews; other relatives; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Leroy and Troy Luther; and four sisters, Edith Bell, Hazel Crow, Leona McDaniel, and Mildred Bell.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., today, Tuesday, September 8, 2009, at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett with Pastor Chuck Clark officiating.
Family members will serve as pallbearers.
McDaniel Funeral Service of Senath is in charge of the arrangements.