Lelan R. Smith

Lelan R. Smith, 82, of DeRidder, Louisiana, passed from this life on Sunday, August 9, 2009. Visitation will begin on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 from 5 PM until 10 PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, Louisiana. Visitation will continue at Westview Baptist Church on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 from 9 AM until the funeral service time. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at Westview Baptist Church in DeRidder, Louisiana at 10 AM with Rev. Wayne Kite and Rev. Harlis Meylian will officiate. Burial will follow at Beauregard Cemetery in DeRidder, Louisiana. 

Survivors include the following: Daughters: Doris and husband Don Stuart of DeRidder, Louisiana, Lynette and husband Douglas Wilson of Leesville, Louisiana, and Janette and husband Tommy Nolde of Leesville, Louisiana; Five Grandchildren: Latonia Alexander and husband John of Lansing, Kansas, Curtis Wilson and wife Maxine of Leesville, Louisiana, Ray Stuart and wife Missy of DeRidder, Louisiana, Lisa Grimes and husband Wesley of Leesville, Louisiana, and Jason Nolde and wife Melissa of Huntington, Texas; as well as Fifteen Great Grandchildren and Two Great Great Grandchildren. Preceded in Death by: Wife of 60 Years: Ruby Smith