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October 30, 2013

Lorene ‘Jo’ Smith

Oct. 2, 1921 — Oct. 27, 2013

Palestine, TX — Services for Lorene “Jo” Smith, 92, of Palestine, Texas, were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at Bailey & Foster Chapel with the Rev. Larry Tilmon officiating.

Condolence calls were received from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster.

Mrs. Smith died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at Cartmell Home for Aged. She was born Oct. 2, 1921, in Sante Fe, to Jess Spain and Linnie Dodson Spain. Mrs. Smith was a retired nurse from Memorial Hospital. She was a member of the Westside Assembly of God Church.

Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Alton W. Smith.

She is survived by her son, Lyndall Smith of Palestine; two grandchildren: Jeffery Scott Smith and Susan L. Smith; and six great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at Duncan Cemetery, in Duncan.

Condolence calls will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday before the service at Don Grantham Funeral Home, in Duncan. Arrangements are under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home, Duncan.

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