Irene Smith

Monday, February 1, 2010

Irene Smith, age 80, of Harrah, Okla., formerly of Monett, died on Saturday, on Jan. 30, at the Harrah Nursing Center, in Harrah, Okla. She was born on April 4, 1929, in Butterfield to Archie and Julie (McMillin) Boyd.

She was united in marriage to Billie Stewart, and he passed away on June 5, 1972. She then married Elmer Smith on Oct. 29, 1976, and he passed away on July 4, 1998.

Irene was a member of the First Baptist Church, of Monett, and retired from management at Mercantile Bank in Monett.

Irene is survived by one son: Glenn Stewart, of San Jose, Calif.; one daughter: Teresa Callan, of Choctaw, Okla.; two sisters: Nora Ramsey, of Monett, and Beulah Wells, of Purdy; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents and two husbands.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4, at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 5, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Monett I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

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Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, of Monett.