Survivors include one daughter Mae Rose Begnaud of Crowley; two sons and their wives Alfred and Vida Simoneaux and Tilford and Carol Simoneaux both of Crowley; one sister Merdie R. Abshire of Kaplan; one brother Ovey Richard of Crowley; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three step great-grandchildren.
The family wishes to express a special thanks to Mrs. Smith’s niece and care givear Judy LeBeouf.
She was preceded in death by her first husband Melvin Simoneaux; her second husband Oren L. Smith; her parents, Arte and Desiria Landry Richard; two brothers Adres and Oday Richard; and one sister Myrta R. Lebeouf.
Pallbearers will be Jeremy and Joshua Simoneaux, Chuck Hammock, Brett Hoffpauir, Eric Vincent, and Darrell Abshire; honorary pallbearers will be Ray Allen Richard, and Robert Vincent
Visitation was held Monday from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m. and will resume Tuesday from 8 a.m. until services.
Burial will be held in the Abshire cemetery under the direction of Duhon Funeral Home of Crowley.
Condolences may be sent to the Smith family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.