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Orre M. Smith

Wednesday, December 19, 2001

Born 2-24-1911 - Died 12-9-2001

Orre M. Smith, 90, of Cassville, Mo., formerly of Monett, died Dec. 9, 2001, at Barry County Care Center in Cassville.Born Feb. 24, 1911, in Bexar, Ark., she was the daughter of William Obed Jennings and Annabelle Sears Jennings. She married Ted Smith Dec. 25, 1930, in Fulton County. She was a homemaker and attended the Methodist church.Survivors include her daughters -- Anna McIntire of Cassville, Betty Zane Smith of Raytown, Mo., Billie Wayne Welch of Salem, Ark., and Jovita Gay Francis of Kansas City, Mo.; a sister, Jessamine Jennings of Purdy, Mo.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on April 13, 1985; two grandchildren -- Michael Smith and Diane Smith; and a brother, Olen Jennings.The funeral was Dec. 12 at Cox Blevins Chapel with Jim Schrivner officiating. Burial followed in Wild Cherry Cemetery.Arrangements were under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.