Longview News Journal
Lola Belle Smelley
Services for Lola Belle Smelley, 92, of Longview will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18, 2002, at Winterfield United Methodist Church with the Rev. Walter Langham officiating. Burial will follow in Winterfield Cemetery under the direction of Rader Funeral Home of Longview. Mrs. Smelley died Friday, Nov. 15, 2002, in Longview.
She was born Dec. 16, 1909, in Longview and had lived here all of her life. She was a homemaker, a member of the Forest Hills Baptist Church and affiliated with the Winterfield United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, W.H. Smelley Jr., and a daughter, Joann Smelley Todd.
She is survived by two sons, Billy T. Smelley and his wife, Betty, of Hallsville and Mack D. Smelley and his wife, Bonnie, of Longview. Survivors also include nine grandchildren, John William Smelley and his wife, Jnell; Linda Harley and her husband, Randy; Mack David Smelley and his wife, Teresa Renee; Mike Smelley and his wife, Wendy; Mark Todd; Lee Ann Todd; Craig Todd; Jeffery Wayne Todd; and Derrick Todd and his wife, Beth; 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. today, Nov. 17, at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Gene Grammer, Randal Harley, Eddy Abbott, A.J. Smelley Jr., David Smelley, Derwood Smelley, John Paul Smelley and Jeremy Smith.
Those unable to attend may sign an online guestbook at www.raderfh.com
in the obituary section.