Martha Smith

Published 11:37 am Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Funeral services for Martha Smith, of Lafayette, Louisiana, formerly of Monticello, are Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at 2 p.m. at the Walters Funeral Home Sunrise Chapel with burial at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Rev. Duane Petersen, associate rector of Episcopal Church of the Ascension, will officiate. Walters Funeral Home, Lafayette, Louisiana is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation will be Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Mrs. Smith, 89, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. She was a 35-year resident of Lafayette, Louisiana. She enjoyed ballroom dancing in her free time.  She was the business manager of Episcopal Church of the Ascension for 33 years, and a longtime member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary.

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Preceding her in death were her parents, Ella and Rowan Ready; her first husband, W.C. Reed; second husband, Dennis Smith; and one granddaughter, Becky Reed.

Survivors are her two sons, Michael Wayne Reed and his wife Betty, of Lake Charles, Louisiana, Monty L. Reed and his wife Diane, of Lafayette, Louisiana; one granddaughter, Kelli Fontenot and her husband Billy, of Lake Charles, Louisiana; one great-granddaughter, Kayleigh Reed, of Lake Charles, Louisiana; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend special thanks to Our Lady of Lourdes fifth floor nursing staff and social workers, and The Carpenter House administrative staff and nurses.

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Martha Smith

Martha Smith