Barbara Louise Smith Wright

June 7, 2016

Funeral for Barbara Louise Smith Wright, 91, of Falkville will be Sat., June 11, at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Falkville with Bros. Greg Burcham, Stephen Cannon and Tony Smith officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.

Burial will be in Falkville City Cemetery. Visitation will be Fri., June 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Wright died Tues., June 7, 2016, at Summerford Nursing Home. She was born April 27, 1925, in Morgan County to William Roscoe Blankenship and Myrtle A. Alvis Blankenship. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and was loved by all who knew her. She was the best cook in town. She was a nurse for 22 years for Decatur General Hospital prior to her retirement in 1981. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Falkville for 56 years.

She was preceded in death by two wonderful husbands, Louis Smith to whom she was married for 38 years and was the wonderful father to their three children; and her husband of 16 years, Orice Wright.

She is survived by a son, Louis Franklin Smith; two daughters, Martha Gail Nelson (John) and Shelia Joyce Moore; three grandchildren, Dave Nelson (Rosemary), Kim Huntzinger (Roger) and Pat Smith (Kimberly); three great-grandchildren, Olivia Huntzinger, Ashley Huntzinger and Lilly Smith.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

 

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