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Rethel Daisy (Cowart) Smith

August 1, 1931 ~ December 20, 2020 (age 89)


Graveside services for Rethel Daisy Smith, 89, of Rayville, LA were held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at McKnight Cemetery, Holly Ridge, LA with Bro. Travis Arrant officiating under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville, LA.

Mrs. Rethel was born August 1, 1931 in Winnsboro, LA and passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020 in Rayville, LA.

Mrs. Rethel is preceded in death by her sons, Eddie Franklin Lawson, Sr., Donald Wayne Lawson, and Richard Arnold Lawson; parents, Hiram Wesley Cowart, Sr. and Leller Foy Cowart; and her brothers, Leon, James, Mecom, Hiram Wesley, Jr., Roy Mae, and Billy Green Cowart; nephew, Jerry Wayne Cowart; and spouses, Lavone D. Sanford and Raymond A. Smith.

Survivors include her daughter, Evelyn Gail Wright and husband, Roy of Rayville; grandchildren, Jesse Wright and wife, Laurie of Brusly, LA, Michael Wright and wife, Jennifer of Owasso, OK, Pamela Martin and husband, Shane of Rayville, Joanna Allen and husband, Quincy of Alto, Eddie Lawson, Jr., Stonewall Lawson, Andrew Lawson, Sherri Lawson, Larry Lawson, Todd Lawson and wife, Samantha of West Monroe, Derek Munholland, Bradley Lawson, and Tina Lawson; numerous great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and their families.

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Graveside Service
December 22, 2020

2:00 PM
McKnight Cemetery
McKnight Road
Rayville, LA 71269

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