Ouida Inez Smith, resident of Corsicana, passed away on Thursday afternoon in Corsicana at the age of 84 with her family at her side. She was born on October 13, 1927 in Childress, Texas to William R. Roberts and Martha Elizabeth Hartley Roberts. She attended and graduated from Rice School District and married B.J. "Snuffy" Smith.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 50 years B.J. "Snuffy" Smith, three sisters and three brothers. Survivors include her daughter Toni Ross and her husband Eddie of Corsicana, son Bill Smith and his wife Sue of Corsicana. Grandchildren Stacey Glass and her husband Daniel of Corsicana. Michael Ross of Houston and Trey Smith of Madison, Wisconsin. Great grandchildren Mackenzie Hill, Camryn Glass, and Jessica Glass of Corsicana. She is also survived by her Brother J.C. Roberts of Canyon, Texas and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. The family also wants to include a special friend and caregiver Tina Smith of Corsicana who took care of Ouida so well.
Visitation will be held on Saturday evening from 6 - 8pm at Griffin - Roughton Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 2pm in the Chapel at Griffin - Roughton Funeral Home with Pastor Dan Lane officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery with Eddie Ross, Michael Ross, Daniel Glass, Skip Hamill, Dr. Kent Rogers, and Jay Roberts serving as pallbearers.
If so desired memorials can be made in Ouida's name to a charity or organization of your choice.