March 22, 1935 ~ August 19, 2017

Born in: Spruce Pine,
Resided in: Malakoff, TX

Alma Louise Whetstine Smith, 82, of Malakoff, TX, died on Saturday, August 19, 2017. A native of Spruce Pine, Louise was a daughter of the late Fred and Ada Grindstaff Whetstine. She was also preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy Smith. Mrs. Smith is survived by her daughter, Joyce Coleman and husband Timmie, of Malakoff; son, Glenn Smith and wife Patsy of Candler; grandchildren, Wendy Reece, of Malakoff, Timothy Reece and wife Beverly, of Canton, Joey Smith, of Candler, and Glenn Smith, Jr., of Florida; great-grandchildren, Dakota, Dalton, Destiny, Joycelynn and Lawson; brothers, Howard and Franklin; and sister, Genevive The funeral service for Mrs. Smith will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at the Groce Funeral Home chapel on Patton Ave. Pastor Betty Drake will officiate. Interment will follow at Browns View United Methodist Church Cemetery. Her family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening at the funeral home.

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  1. You were a blessing and I was honored to know you as long as I did. You will be greatly missed. Rest in peace beaitiful.

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  2. I will miss her so much. She was my best friend as well as a loving sister.We became very close the past 20 years traveling or just hanging out we always enjoyed it. Now she is in heaven with other love ones and I know that she is happy. So love ones left behind trust the Lord Jesus as your savoir and we will all see her again.

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  3. We are so sorry to hear about Louise. I always thought a lot of all of your family when we got to see you when me and Steve visited with grandma Locie. Everyone has scattered out but I still wonder how all of you are. Is any of the family still in Smith Cove besides Benny?

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  4. So sorry for the loss of Aunt Louise. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. John Wayne sends his love also. Wanda and Ray Ledford.

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  5. Sorry to hear about Aunt Louise. We love and miss her. Now she is with her husband and parents and brothers and sisters having a good time watching over us. God be with you and the rest of the family.

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  6. I will miss you very much , I know you are in a better place now no more pain up there with mon & dad have a good time with all the family that as gone on before you. I will be up there with you one day. Love you sis.

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  7. Aunt Louise there are no words to describe how much I am going to miss you. I will forever cherish all the memories that we made together. You was so much more to me than just my aunt. You was my friend, my secret keeper, my auntie emm….. I love you and will see you again some day soon…

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