From the Chattanooga Times July 30, 1980

Leola Smith, 76, of Charleston, Tenn., died Monday morning at her home. She was a member of the Mount Hermon Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Patsy Smith, Leesville, LA,; four sons, G. W. Smith, Spring City, Tenn., James Edward Smith, Detroit, Mich., Lee J. Smith, Charleston, William H. Smith, Marietta, GA; two sisters, Mrs. Neva Bishop, Charleston, Mrs. Johnny Mae Boring, Cleveland, Tenn.; 18 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of the Fike Funeral Home with the Rev. Herman Lovelace officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Hermon Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Fike funeral home, Cleveland, Tenn.

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