July 12, 1951 - July 13, 2015
Wendell Smith, 64, of Cottonwood, LA, passed from this life on Monday, July 13, 2015 at his home. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Mary Smith of Cottonwood, LA; sons, Kendell Smith and wife Regina, and Kerry Smith and wife Lori all of Cottonwood, LA; daughters, Jessica Roberts and husband Jeremy of Rosepine, LA, and Roxie Olivas and husband James of Cottonwood, LA; sister, Sheldia Lea LeFeat of Cottonwood, LA; grandchildren, Klayton Smith, Reagan Smith, Hunter Smith, Joshua Roberts, Bryce Roberts, Maison Roberts, Kolbye Roberts, Analeigh Roberts, James David Olivas, Isabella Willis, Chayton Olivas, Elyanna Olivas; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, IdaBelle and Aubrey Lee Smith; brother, Wilford Lee “Pete” Smith.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 14, 2015 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm and Wednesday, July 15, 2015 from 10:00am until 9:00pm at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. Funeral service is Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 10:00am at Evans High School in Evans, LA. Burial will follow at Ollieville Cemetery in Cottonwood, LA. Rev. Ed Tilley and Dr. Thomas Dobbins will officiate.