Sandra K. Smith: Death: BEF 2009
Note: Edith E. Heggie Smith, 83, of Lavaca, Arkansas died Friday, May 15, 2009 at St. Edward Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was born March 15, 1926 in Montgomery County, Tennessee. She was the daughter of Hillman and Maggie Heggie. She married John R. Smith on July 1, 1948 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. She was the mother of four daughters and one adopted daughter. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, John R. (Smitty) Smith and her daughter, Sandra K. McDowell. She worked with OCB wives under the direction of Mrs. Totten, General Totten's wife and General Patton's daughter. She is survived by daughters, Sherry L. Proffitt of Booneville, Ar, Patricia Pierce of Lawton, Oklahoma, Pamela A. Metelits of Dallas, Texas, and Estelle Y. Smith of the home in Lavaca, Ar., 11 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren and her siblings, Ruby Gamble of Slayton, Tennessee, Boyd Heggie of Burns, Tennessee, Helen Heggie of Dickson, Tennessee, and Marion Wheat of Dickson, Tennessee. Private family memorial at a later date. Funeral directions under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel in Lavaca, Arkansas.