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Barbara Jean Smeby

February 14, 1940 December 2, 2018
Barbara Jean Smeby
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Obituary for Barbara Jean Smeby

Funeral Services for Mrs. Barbara Jean Smeby, 78, of West Monroe, LA, will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, December 5, 2018, in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe with Rev. Ricky Baker officiating the services, Mike Downhour delivering the eulogy, and Rev. Bo Prather officiating the graveside services. Interment will be at Olla Cemetery.

Mrs. Smeby was born February 14, 1940 and went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 2, 2018. She was a member of the Light House Baptist Church. Mrs. Smeby owned and operated Barbara’s Daycare in her home. She enjoyed cooking, crafting, listening to gospel music, especially the Gaither’s, but most of all spending time with family and planning family reunions. She is preceded in death by her parents, Jayson and Vetoile Gates; and brother, Johnnie Gates.

Survivors include her four children, Jeff Smeby and wife Veronica, Marty Smeby and wife Linda, Timmy Smeby, and Brian Smeby and wife Marcie; 13 grandchildren, Joshua, Jacob, Samantha, Colin, Schyler, Devon, Tyler, Marty Jr, Avery, Emily, John, Luke and Cooper; seven great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Reba Gates; brother, Hollis Gates and wife Lynn; two sisters, Kathleen Sikes and husband Mo and Jeanne Wilson and husband Joe; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins; and special family friends, Mike and Sheila Kay Downhour, Bill and Isabell Arnold, Stephanie Lipscomb.

Pallbearers will be Tyler Smeby, Marty Smeby Jr, Ben Talley, Jonathan Taylor, Ryland Taylor, Mike Downhour, Matt Downhour, Kenneth Abate, and Kenny Sikes.

Visitation will be from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe.

Online registry/condolences: www.mulhearnfuneralhome.com
Mulhearn Funeral Home
West Monroe, Louisiana


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Visitation

Wednesday

5

Dec

12:00 PM 12/5/2018 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 12/5/2018 2:00:00 PM
Mulhearn Funeral Home - West Monroe

300 McMillan Road
West Monroe, LA 71291

Mulhearn Funeral Home - West Monroe
300 McMillan Road West Monroe 71291 LA
United States

Service

Wednesday

5

Dec

2:00 PM 12/5/2018 2:00:00 PM
Mulhearn Funeral Home - West Monroe

300 McMillan Road
West Monroe, LA 71291

Mulhearn Funeral Home - West Monroe
300 McMillan Road West Monroe 71291 LA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Olla Cemetery Final Resting Place

HWY 124 S
Olla, Louisiana 71465

HWY 124 S Olla 71465 Louisiana
United States
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