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Marcella E. Smith

Funeral services for Marcella E. Smith, 89, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Ball Church of Christ, Dora, Missouri, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Smith died 7:57 a.m., Sunday, May 28, 2017 at her home.  She was born April 26, 1928 at Dora, Missouri to Lester Hambelton and Edith Patrick Hambelton.    On January 1, 1947, she was married at West Plains, Missouri to Robert Samuel Smith who preceded her in death on June 19, 1994.   She was later married at West Plains, Missouri to Floyd Brown.  Mrs. Smith had been employed at the Eades Men’s Store, C. R. Anthony and had worked many years in the Dry Goods Department of Richards Brothers.  Mrs. Smith loved to take care of her flowers and enjoyed her grandchildren, making sure that each grandchild had an afghan that she had crocheted.  She was a member of the Curry Street Church of Christ.


She is survived by her husband, Floyd Brown; two sons, Sidney Smith, wife, Vicki, Hardenville, Missouri and Steven Smith, wife, Vallerie, Rogersville, Missouri; six grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren and one on the way; two sisters, Bonnie Wallace, West Plains, Missouri and Joan Nash, Gainesville, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.


Her parents, first husband, four brothers and one sister precede her in death.


Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 30th, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Ball Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Ball Cemetery and left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  On line condolences may be expressed at