Born 12-17-1936 -- Died 2-19-2005
Olivia Nadine Earls Smith, 68, of Mountain Grove, Mo., was born Dec. 17, 1936, in Thomasville, Mo., and died Feb. 19, 2005, at Mountain View Healthcare Center.
Survivors include her husband, Lynn D. "Don" Smith of Mountain Grove; two children -- Nolan Ray Earls and wife, Lorene, and Rita Fay Reese and husband, Nolen, of Thomas-ville; her mother, Ruby Valiquette of West Plains, Mo.; six grandchildren -- Melissa Cox, Walter Earls, Scott Fettig, Brad Fettig, Rose Fettig, and Brandon Dozier; five great-grandchildren -- Harley Rae Salesman, Montana Jesse Ray Earls, Shaylnn Marie Earls, Tapanga Fettig and Dylan Fettig; and four step-children -- Roger Smith, Kathy Schiller, Karen Byrd and Lynn Miller.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Jesse Earls; a daugher, Anita Fettig; and her father, Walter Wright.
The funeral was Feb. 21 at the Clary Chapel with Emmett Bradford officiating. Interment was in Elk Creek Cemetery with arrangements by Clary Funeral Home of Alton, Mo.
Pallbearers were Brandon Dozier, Scott and Brad Fettig, Walter Earls, Braden Salesman and Roger Smith.