Avise Vaudean “Deana” Smith

Published 2:27 pm Friday, August 19, 2016

Avise Vaudean “Deana” Smith was born on July 16, 1926, in Camp Worth, a small sawmill town in in East Texas. She passed away in her sleep on August 17, 2016, at her son and daughter-in-law’s home in Town Bluff, Texas.


Deana was formerly a resident of Orangefield, Texas for many years. Preceded in death by her husband, JD Smith, she is survived by her daughters, JoAnn and husband Judd Wright, of Town Bluff and Devra and husband Bobby Cormier, of Orangefield; son, JD Smith and wife Sue, of Town Bluff; sisters, Lois Bean and husband Doug, of Gist, Texas and Bette Poindexter, of Mount Union, Texas; brothers, Truman Lucas and Lynndale Lucas, both of Amarillo, Texas; seven grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.


Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange, Texas.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 20, 2016, at Claybar Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange, Texas.


Serving as pallbearers will be Johnny Montagne, David Fouch, Joe Coffey, John Coffey, Bryan Marshall, and Jordan Marshall.