Ella Smith

Thursday, December 23, 2004

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ella Irene Smith, 90, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

She was born Sept. 18, 1914, at Senath, Mo., daughter of Harve Franklin and Pearl Jenkins Campbell. She and Lige "Hawk" Smith were married Dec. 27, 1930. He died Feb. 19, 1976.

Formerly of Canalou, Mo., she was a member of Canalou Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include a son, Bob Smith of Wentzville, Mo.; three daughters, Betty Johnson of Sikeston, Genevieve Lathum of Eads, Tenn., Emily Moore of Sikeston; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, three brothers, two sisters and a granddaughter.

Friends may call at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the chapel, with the Rev. Mike Cartwright officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.