Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


July 17, 2013

Velma Smith

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Velma Smith, age 88, of Frankston are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thurs., July 18,  at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Frankston with Brandon Sheeley officiating.  

Interment will be at Old Bethel Cemetery in Frankston.

Mrs. Smith passed away Sun., July 14, 2013 in Katy.

Velma was born June 23, 1925 to Eugene Price Mitchell and Nellie Richardson Mitchell in Frankston.  

She attended Church of Christ in Frankston.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Harry Smith; parents, Eugene and Nellie Mitchell; brothers, Dennis Mitchell, Fred Mitchell, and Knox Mitchell.

Survivors include her sons, Terry Sheeley and wife Kay of Frankston, Gary Sheeley and wife Terry Ann of Bryan; daughters, Nelda Clayton and husband Dennis of Katy, Karen Howell and husband Jerry of Frankston; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Brian Clayton, Jerry Howell, Jeremy Sheeley, Lucas Sheeley, David Sheeley, and Jason Brinker.

Visitation with family will be Wed. July 17,  from 5 to 7 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home in Frankston.


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