Thursday, April 23, 2015

Martha Raye Smith

Martha Raye Smith, 74, of Heavener, OK passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015 in Heavener.  Martha was born February 12, 1941 in Shreveport, LA to William Raye & Grace (Lafitte) Young.  She was a child care provider.  Martha was a very devoted Christian woman & member of Ellis Chapel Church; enjoyed reading her Bible; a loving wife, mother & grandma.  She loved to travel.  Martha played the piano, sang & wrote music.  She loved to paint.  She was preceded in death by her father and twin children.

Survivors include her husband Earl Smith of the home; her longtime companion “Jack” the dog; daughter, Kathy  & Claude Smith of Heavener; sons, Jay, Kelly & Dayton Smith all of Heavener; grandchildren, Stephen Smith of Heavener, Krystal Haag of Dallas, TX, Cody Smith of Heavener; mother, Grace Young, Sister, Carolyn  & Jimmy Wilson; brother, Billy & Jennifer Young all of Louisiana; niece, Ashley Wilson; nephews, Tommy, Joey & Scott Wilson, Chad Young; very special friend, Brenda Wright; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Services will be 1 pm, Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Evans Chapel, Poteau, OK with Revs. Jack Covey & Charlie Scott officiating.

The family extends many thanks to Peachtree Hospice.
Donations may be made to Ellis Chapel Church.

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