Myrtle Smith


There is no formal visitation.

Obituary of Myrtle E. Smith

Myrtle E. Smith, age 79, of Avery, passed away, Thursday, October 14, 2010, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Smith was born November 2, 1930, in Deport, to Fred and Margaret Cannon. She was retired from the Avery Independent School District and a member of Austin Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Her husband, Alvin Lee Smith, a daughter, Betty Ward and a son, Tommy Ward preceded her in death. Graveside services are set for 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 16, 2010, at Avery Cemetery with Rev. Tommy Estes officiating. Services are under the direction of Clarksville Funeral Home. Honorary Pallbearers are Jeffery Butler, Paul Stephens, Michael Willingham, Jared Stephens, Marvin Strawn and Randy Willingham. Survivors include four sons, Alvin Smith of Hughes Springs, Mark Smith of DeKalb, Doug Smith of Blossom and James Smith of Avery; four daughters, Myrtle Strawn of Daingerfield, Janet Butler of Hughes Springs, Jeannie Stephens of Hughes Springs and Edith King of Carthage; two brothers, Billy and James Cannon both of Paris; eleven grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. Online condolences may be made to the Smith family at .
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