Zenoba Smothers

Sunday, February 4, 2007

Zenoba Smothers, 97, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Bloomfield, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007, at the Lutheran Home.

She was born Jan. 28, 1910, near Swinton, daughter of Linnie Ridge and Logan A. Hobbs. She and Harvey H. Smothers were married June 28, 1927. He died April 22, 2004.

Smothers was an active member of the First General Baptist Church of Bloomfield.

Survivors include two sons, Jim Smothers of The Villages, Fla., Gary Smothers of Bloomfield, Mo.; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield, with the Rev. Kevin Eskew officiating.

Burial will follow in George Cemetery.