Mary Ella Smith, 87, of Longview passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. Mary was born September 11, 1930 in Maud, Okla., to Laura Allen and Timothy Ray Dennis.
Mary loved to garden, refinish furniture, cook and remodel homes, but most of all she loved her family and spending time with them.
Mary is survived by: daughter Cheyenne Smith; son G.P. (Trey) Smith and wife Tammy Smith; son C Kyle Smith and wife Jana Smith; granddaughter Mia Burkett; granddaughter Heather Allen and husband Eric Allen; granddaughter Ruth Akana and husband Matthew Akana; granddaughter Lauren Smith and significant other Allen Nichols; granddaughter Maisie Hays and husband Jonathan Hays; grandson Philip Smith; granddaughter Adeline Smith; grandson Eli Smith; grandson Bo Blassingame and wife Becky Blassingame; granddaughter Kyla Blassingame; and seven great-grandchildren.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband G.P. (Buck) Smith; father Timothy Ray Dennis and mother Laura Allen Dennis; sister Edith Frye; sister Geraldine Schwartz; sister Selma Vowell; brother Nick Dennis; brother Jim Dennis; and grandson Aaron Garner.
A memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, January 22, at Life Church of Longview, 5533 W. Loop 281, Longview, Texas 75602. The interment will be private.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.lakeviewfh.com for the Smith family.