Avise Vaudean “Deana” Smith was born July 16, 1926, in Camp Worth, a small sawmill town in in East Texas. She passed away in her sleep Aug. 17, at her son and daughter-in-law’s home in Town Bluff.
Deana was formerly a resident of Orangefield for many years.
Preceded in death by her husband, JD Smith, she is survived by her daughters, JoAnn and husband Judd Wright, of Town Bluff and Devra and husband Bobby Cormier, of Orangefield; son, JD Smith and wife Sue, of Town Bluff; sisters, Lois Bean and husband Doug, of Gist and Bette Poindexter, of Mount Union; brothers, Truman Lucas and Lynndale Lucas, both of Amarillo; seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Claybar Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange.
Serving as pallbearers will be Johnny Montagne, David Fouch, Joe Coffey, John Coffey, Bryan Marshall and Jordan Marshall.