Elvie Smith, 95, of Dell, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Osceola. Born April 4, 1908, in Booneville, Miss., she was the daughter of Will and Sara Parker Olive. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by a daughter, Helen Earnest of Manila; two sons, Thomas L. Smith of Iuka, Miss., and Charlie Smith of Blytheville; two half brothers, Junior Olive and Gerald Olive, both of Booneville, Miss., and a half sister, Bell Tapp of Baldwin, Miss.; 12 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Sylvester Smith, and two sons, Johnny Smith and Aaron Smith.
The funeral was held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in the Manila Cemetery.