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Bristow News-Record
Bristow, Creek County, Oklahoma
February 2, 2011
Maybelle Latham Smith was born December 12, 1941 in Tehachapi, California to Walter and Dora (Cree) Latham. She passed away on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at her home in Bristow, Oklahoma at the age of 69 years, 1 month, and 15 days.

On February 28, 1958, she was united in marriage to Charles Ray Smith and to this marriage, one child was born, Johnny Ray Smith. Maybelle worked as a hairdresser in the Bristow area for over 35 years. She loved playing cards and games with her friends and family, anything pertaining to Elvis, listening to country music, and spending time at the lake. She especially loved spending time with her grandkids, which were the light of her world. She enjoyed staying up all night playing, Skipbo and Farkle with them. She will be most remembered for her willingness to help anyone in need.

Maybelle is survived by her mother, Dora Latham; one son, Johnny Ray Smith and his wife, Michelle; two grandchildren, Kaylee May Smith and Cody Ray Smith all of Bristow; two brothers, Donald Latham of Sapulpa and Ronald Latham of Bristow; three sisters, Janice Lemons of Sapulpa, Clara Wolfe of Oakhurst, and Tammy Matlock of Bristow; two very special sister-in-laws, Becky Latham and Lori Jeffries; one special brother-in-law, Jimmy Wolfe along with numerous nieces, nephews, and other family and friends. Maybelle will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to know her.

She was preceded in death by her father, Walter Latham; one brother, Roy Albert Latham; one niece, Darla Plum; and one nephew, Mitchell Plum.

Funeral services will be 2pm, Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at Bristow Christian Center with Reverend Wayne Gemmill officiating. Interment will follow in Bristow City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Hutchins-Maples Funeral Home.

... Complied and Submitted by Marti Graham 1996-2013


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