Lois Madeline Smith of Miami, Okla. passed from this life Sunday July, 8, 2018 at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla. She was 89.
Lois was born August 13, 1928 in Commerce, Okla. to Marvin D. and Ruth E. (Ray) Becker. She had lived in the Miami and Commerce area all her life. She graduated from Commerce High School class of 1946. She owned and operated Dairy King in Commerce from 1961 to 1980. Lois was a member of the First Christian Church in Commerce and attended First Christian Church in Quapaw and she was a member of the Quapaw Tribe.
Lois married Merl E. “Smiley” Smith, Sr. December 16, 1946 and he preceded her in death on August 9, 2013. She was also preceded by her parents and two brothers Richard “Jim” Earl Becker and Louis F. Becker.
Lois is survived by her son, Merl “Buddy” Smith and wife Della of Duncanville, Ala., two daughters, Lois Jean Breedlove and husband Tim of Broken Arrow, Okla. and Mary Jane Wyatt of Bartlesville, Okla., her sister Ruth O. Nichols of Wagoner, Okla., 10 grandchildren Josh Breedlove and wife Brandy, Jeremy Breedlove, Joseph Breedlove, Jacob Breedlove and wife Annette, Tony Wyatt and wife Jackie, Trevor Wyatt and wife Tosha, Shanny Gelso and husband David, Trace Smith and wife Melissa, Travis Smith and wife Kim and RC Smith and wife Jennifer and 30 great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Miami, Okla. Jacob Breedlove will officiate. Interment will be in G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, Okla. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Services have been placed in the care of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, Okla. Online condolences may be made at www.paulthomasfuneralhomes.com