Gladys Marie Smith - Corpus Christi, Texas

Thursday, August 12, 2004

Gladys Marie Smith, 92, of Corpus Christi, Texas, formerly of Leachville, died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2004, at Coastal Palms Nursing Home.

She was the widow of Herbert V. "Bus" Smith and had been a Corpus Christi resident for the past two and a half years. Born at Anniston, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Garner and Lottie Bell Baker and had lived most of her life in Leachville. She was a member of the Leachville First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Glen Eddie Smith of Austin, Texas, and Jerry Wayne "Butch" Smith of Atlanta, Ga.; two daughters, Susan Smith of St. Louis and Denise Bryeans of Corpus Christi, Texas; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Bruce Higgins officiating. Burial was in the Leachville Cemetery.