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Lorene W. Smith

April 25, 1938 September 5, 2015
Lorene W. Smith
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Lorene W. Smith, 77, of Decatur, Alabama passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2015 at Decatur General Hospital in Decatur, AL.
Born Monday, April 25, 1938 in Athens, Alabama she was the daughter of the late William Howard Wales, Sr. and the late Mary Virgie Tillery Wales. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Spencer Smith.
She lived all of her life in the North Alabama area and was a member of Ephesus Church of Christ. She attended Priceville Church of Christ in Priceville, AL. She loved spending time with her family and friends and enjoyed singing. She also enjoyed watching Auburn football and the Atlanta Braves.
Surviving are son, Rickey (Linda) Smith of Athens, AL, daughters; Rhonda Smith of Decatur, AL, Renay Helton of Kokomo, IN, brother; Thomas Clay (Betty) Wales, Athens, AL, grandchildren; Brittany and Brad Helton, step-grandchildren; Brandon and Troy Nelson, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore, Alabama with Bro. Robert Fudge, Bro. Caleb Cunningham, and Bro. Jack Redfearn officiating. Burial will be in Gatlin Cemetery, Ardmore, AL.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday, September 7, 2015, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore, Alabama.

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