Gladys Smith, 65, of Oneida, passed away December 19, 2013, at her home.

Born April 8, 1948, she was preceded in death by her parents, Elwood and Maudie Strunk Sexton; husband, Leon Smith; grandson, Darry Smith; and sisters: Margaret Anderson and Dottie Sexton.

She is survived by her children: Tessie Sexton and husband, Ronnie, Deanna Pierce and husband, Tommy, Deon Smith and wife, Kristy, Jody Smith, Casey Goodman and husband, Tracey, Crystal Tucker, and Michael Smith and wife, Savannah; 15 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, brothers: Bobby Sexton, Buddy Sexton, Donald Lee Sexton, and Milford Sexton; sisters: Ardie Lewallen, Lou Hall, and Laura Lay; special friends: Pearl Jeffers, Lou Hall, and Laura Lay; and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted December 23, in the chapel of Four Oaks Funeral Home of Oneida with Bro. Donnie Griffith officiating. Music was provided by Donnie Griffith and Friends. Interment followed at Opossum Rock Cemetery.

Four Oaks Funeral Home of Oneida had charge of arrangements.

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