Beulah Mardell Smith, 92, of SpencerBeulah Mardell Smith, 92, of Spencer

Beulah Mardell Smith, 92, of Spencer, passed away December 18, 2015 in the Miletree Center, Spencer after an extended illness.

She was born November 23, 1923 in Spencer, a daughter of the late Romie Freer and Hattie Cordelia Harris Ferrell.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Ina, Betty, Golda and Genevieve; two brothers, Romie, Jr. and Royce; four infant siblings.

Mrs. Smith was a homemaker and attended the Rush Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, James Chester Smith, whom she married October 10, 1953, of Spencer.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 22 at the Eventide Cemetery, Spencer, with the Rev. Larry Jones officiating. There will be no visitation.

John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, is in charge of arrangements.

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