Madie Yeatman Smith

Madie Yeatman Smith

Madie Yeatman Smith, 104, of Monticello, passed away January 26, 2014 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

She left this world on her Lord’s Day, her favorite day of the week with a gorgeous sunset.

Mrs. Smith She was born September 2, 1909 and was the daughter of the late Lewis Yeatman and Delmar Lindsey Yeatman.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Homer Smith; a son-in-law, Fred Smith; a daughter-in-law, Priscilla Smith; three brothers and two sisters.

Mrs. Smith was a retired cafeteria manager for Monticello School District in the late 1950s and early 1960s, a homemaker, and faithful and longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Monticello. She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Fred Smith; one daughter-in-law, Priscilla Smith, three brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include one son, James R. “Jim” Smith of Monticello; two daughters, Juanita Smith Marks and husband, Jack of Monticello and Delma Smith Thompson and husband, Dick of Pittsburg, Kan.; one daughter “by choice”, Alyce McDonald of Hamburg; ten grandchildren, numerous great and great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be held January 30 at 3 p.m. at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church at 413 North Main in Monticello.