Edith Lucille “Lou” Smith
Edith Lucille “Aunt Lou” Smith passed away Sunday, June 18, 2023, at the age of 92 surrounded by her family in Checotah, Oklahoma.
Aunt Lou was born to Wilton and Daisy (Broughton) Dail on October 15, 1930, in Greenville, North Carolina. Lou married Harvey Smith on June 16th, 1964, in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Together they ran Harvey’s U-Haul and Service Station for over 35 years in Edmond, Oklahoma. Family was everything to Lou.
She was preceded in death by husband Harvey Smith, daughter Nancy VanHoozer, brother Lloyd Dail and her parents Wilton and Daisy Dail.
She is survived by her children, Patricia & husband Jerry Hilbert of Greenbrier, AR, and Faye & husband Dr. Mike Voss of Checotah, OK; sister, Janet and husband Wilbur Smith of OKC, OK; grandchildren, Jimmy Dale Travis & wife Misty of Blue Spring, MO, Renee Stokes of Rector, AR, Nicole & husband Dennis Martin of Checotah, OK, Stephanie Williams of Thayer, MO, Robert & wife Jennifer Travis of Houston, TX, Jeremy & wife Jaclyn Matthews of Checotah, OK, and Jared Lamb of Checotah, OK; great-grandchildren, Sean Travis, Skylar Travis, Timothy Travis, Shea Travis, Ian Salazar, Deklin Salazar, Jaden Martin, Robert Travis Jr., and Baker Matthews; and one great-great-grandchild, Elias Salazar; as well as nieces and nephews Pamela McDougall, Dawn Renea Edens, Donna Dail, Dail Smith, Lisa Morrison, Nathan Smith; along with her close friends Eugenea Smith and Mike McJunkins.
Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Friday, June 23rd at Matthews Funeral Home. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 23, 2023 at Matthews Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Gracelawn Cemetery Edmond, OK.
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