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Mrs. Wilma Lee Welch Smith passed away yesterday.  Her wake will be at FBC Kentwood tonight from 5-8 P.M. and Monday morning from 9 am with until the funeral service at 11 A.M.  Please pray for the family and friends of this sweet lady.

Wilma Cutrer Smith-Welch, 87, of Kentwood, passed away, Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center.

She was born May 7, 1931 in Kentwood, LA. She was the daughter of Howard Wayne and Rena Frazier Cutrer.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Kentwood. She was retired from First Guaranty Bank with 42 years of service and from the State of Louisiana Department of Weights and Scales with 22 years service. She was a life term member of the Kentwood Garden Club.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Earl Smith and Eddie Welch.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Judge Wayne Smith and Margaret of Liberty; a stepdaughter and her husband, Liz and Lonnie Smith of Livonia; her sister, Enid Joy Grice of Pride; her two granddaughters and their husbands, Kasie and Wes Holmes of Summit, Kaila and Brock Hargis of Hammond; two great-grandsons, Harper McCall Holmes , and Jennings Frazier Holmes of Summit; one great-granddaughter, Wesleigh Holmes of Summit; her nephew, Kirk Grice of Pride; her niece, Kendra Grice of Baton Rouge and three special friends, Christine Coleman, Merlene Welch and Montgomery of Kentwood.

Visitation is Sunday at First Baptist Church in Kentwood from 5PM until 8PM and Monday from 9AM until services at 11AM with Bro. Darryl Miller and Dr. Victor Walsh officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery under the direction of Sharkey Funeral Home in Summit.

Pallbearers are Wes Holmes, Brock Hargis, Harper Holmes, Marshall Cutrer, Kirk Grice, Ronnie Cuz Strickland, Al Strickland and Tony Stuart.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 310 Avenue E., Kentwood, LA 70444.

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