Obituaries

Dewey Millard
B: 1971-03-16
D: 2018-10-13
View Details
Millard, Dewey
Alene Dunklee
B: 1920-04-09
D: 2018-10-12
View Details
Dunklee, Alene
Wesley Aultman
B: 1944-08-24
D: 2018-10-12
View Details
Aultman, Wesley
Ruby Streetman
B: 1928-07-29
D: 2018-10-11
View Details
Streetman, Ruby
Dorsey Eakin
B: 1934-03-19
D: 2018-10-08
View Details
Eakin, Dorsey
Mary Brannan
B: 1935-08-28
D: 2018-10-08
View Details
Brannan, Mary
Roderick Bertrand
B: 1959-10-05
D: 2018-10-06
View Details
Bertrand, Roderick
Clarence Moore
B: 1975-07-23
D: 2018-10-06
View Details
Moore, Clarence
Terry Carroll
B: 1962-07-10
D: 2018-10-04
View Details
Carroll, Terry
Lt. Colonel Fred Freeman
B: 1929-10-12
D: 2018-09-30
View Details
Freeman, Lt. Colonel Fred
Gerald Hunt
B: 1942-06-30
D: 2018-09-30
View Details
Hunt, Gerald
Lowain Willis
B: 1970-06-30
D: 2018-09-29
View Details
Willis, Lowain
Carol McFarland
B: 1944-03-15
D: 2018-09-27
View Details
McFarland, Carol
Helen Virden
B: 1942-01-22
D: 2018-09-27
View Details
Virden, Helen
Brenda Bertrand
B: 1953-10-30
D: 2018-09-25
View Details
Bertrand, Brenda
Barbara McClaugherty
B: 1942-06-27
D: 2018-09-23
View Details
McClaugherty, Barbara
Earnestine Allen
B: 1934-09-18
D: 2018-09-22
View Details
Allen, Earnestine
Gerald Walker
B: 1933-02-14
D: 2018-09-20
View Details
Walker, Gerald
Kathryn Williamson
B: 1923-09-25
D: 2018-09-19
View Details
Williamson, Kathryn
Bouaphanh Kayakone
B: 1953-06-03
D: 2018-09-18
View Details
Kayakone, Bouaphanh
Geary Lasyone
B: 1952-02-12
D: 2018-09-17
View Details
Lasyone, Geary

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
3994 Monroe Hwy
BALL, LA 71405
Phone: 318-640-1375
Fax: 318-641-3012
Opal Smith
In Memory of
Opal Sue
Smith (White)
1934 - 2018
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Gallagher Funeral Home and Crematory
"We are pleased to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
View full message >>>

Life Story for Opal Smith (White)

Opal  Smith (White)
Opal Sue White Smith, 83, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018 in Tifton, Georgia at Rehabilitation Center of South Georgia.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, April 20 at Gallagher Funeral Home in Ball, Louisiana. A home-going service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Gallagher Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest next to her husband in Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery, near Sikes (Hwy 126), Louisiana following the services.

Mrs. Smith was a resident of Tifton since 2003, following the death of her husband in 1999. Prior to that, she was a lifelong resident of Ball, LA. She was born to Millard and Ida Jordan White on December 23, 1934 in Lacamp, LA. She was preceded in death by her parents, 5 siblings, and her husband, Aubrey Ray Smith, and is survived by her three children: Danny Smith (Mary) of Bell, Florida, Sheila Smith Carson (Jimmy) of Tifton, Georgia, and Mandy Smith Taylor of Atlanta, Georgia. 8 grandchildren: Lori Peal Prince of Warner Robins, Georgia, Leslie Peal Slappy (Vic) of Warner Robins, Georgia, Ashley Smith Peart (Ron) of Alexandria, Louisiana, Stephanie Smith Poston (Nathan) of Deville, Louisiana, Kimberly Deville of Cameron, North Carolina, Matthew Deville of Ball, LA , Eric Shane Douzart of Montgomery, LA and Samantha Lee. She also has 19 great-grandchildren. Sue has one surviving sibling, Sharron White McCan (Linward) of Ruby, LA and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Sue graduated from Tioga High School in 1953 and in addition to being wife and mother, she worked for Waterworks District #3 in Tioga and, after graduating from Alexandria Vo-Tech in September 1989, she worked for the Town of Ball as Town Clerk, where she retired in 1997. She was the pianist for Pinehurst Baptist Church for over 20 years, where she was a member of the Women’s Missionary Union (WMU) and also served on several committees that were instrumental in the fellowship and growth of the Church.

Sue was a member of Grace Baptist Church, Tifton, Georgia, where she met many special friends. She was most comfortable in the kitchen cooking for her friends and family, especially her grandchildren. While living in Tifton at West Haven Senior Village, she became part of a close-knit group of women that was dubbed “the porch ladies”, where they gathered on their porches for friendship and laughter. She dearly loved and will miss these “porch ladies” and her Church family.

Due to transportation issues the family requests no flowers.

Friends may post online messages of condolence for the Smith family by visiting www.gallagherfh.com.
Order Flowers