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Mary Oma Smith (04-28-2016)
Photo of Mary Oma SmithFuneral services will be
held for Mrs. Mary Oma
Smith, 77, at 10 a.m. on Friday,
April 29, 2016, at First
Baptist Church of Homer
with Rev. Jerry Gill, officiating.
Interment will follow
in Holly Springs Cemetery
near Homer. The family
will receive friends at Rose-
Neath Funeral Home in
Homer on Thursday, April
28, 2016 from 5-7 p.m.
Mrs. Smith was born
October 30, 1938 in Linville
to Sherman and Lura Elizabeth
Hodge Roberson. She
went to be with her Lord
and Savior on Sunday, April
24, 2016 in Homer. Mrs.
Smith was former co-owner of Fred Smith & Sons and
a former employee of South Claiborne Water System. A
long time active member of the Ruple Baptist Church, Mrs.
Smith was a loving mother, grandma and great grandma,
as well as Mamaw to many others.
Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her parents; her
loving husband of 47 years, Fred Weyland Smith; and a
sister, Margie Tanner.
She is survived by: Four sons – Weyland Smith and wife
Carol, Kenneth Smith, Randy Smith and wife Donna, and
Keith Smith and wife Melissa, all of Homer; a daughter,
Charlene Killgore and husband Grant of Homer; a sister,
Shirley Roberson Elliott and husband Dr. Clyde Elliott of
West Monroe; two aunts – Ida Bell Albritton and Melba
Roberson, both of Farmerville; two sister in laws – Betty
Smith of Alexandria and Faye Smith Osbourne of Marion;
13 grandchildren – John David, Mary Kate (Tom), Rodney,
Daniel (Shayla), Jason, Nicole (Scott), Cassie (Kirk), Rachel,
Zach (Courtney), Shea, Jeremy (Brittany), Brandon
and Jake; 12 great grandchildren; along with numerous
nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be John David Smith, Daniel Smith,
Jason Smith, Zach Killgore, Jeremy Smith, Brandon
Smith, Jake Smith and Scott Dye.
In lieu of flowers honoring Mrs. Smith, her family suggests
memorials be made to Ruple Baptist Church, Holly
Springs Cemetery or charity of donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www
.rose-neath.com