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.