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Mabel Smith

September 12, 1920 — July 17, 2016

Funeral service for Mable will be Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Cleo Springs Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Aline-Star Cemetery. Viewing will be Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. with the family present from 6:00 until 8:00. Memorials may be given to the church through the funeral home.

Mable was born in Lambert on September 12, 1920 to Spencer E. Anthony and Mary Allen Anthony and passed from this life on July 17, 2016 in Fairview. She graduated from Cleo Springs High School. Mable was a "Rosie the Riveter Gal" at Stearman's Airplane Factory during WWII at the factory in Enid, where she made rivets. She met Edgar Ellis Smith at the bowling alley in Enid and on September 20, 1943 Mable and Edgar were married in Enid. They had four children: Judith, Cathy, Edna and Ed. In 1975 Mable and Edgar moved to Cleo Springs from El Paso, Texas. Mable was a Merle Norman Consultant. She made many crafts to give away and helped with crafts at the Fairview Fellowship Home. The day before Mable had a stroke, she was helping to make things for Bible School. She also collected sea shells. Mable was one of the founding members of Cleo Springs Baptist Church, where she loved serving God and others.

Survivors include four children; Judith Roquemore of Fairview, Cathy Gifford and husband, Osage of Fairview, Edna Barnwell and husband, Danny of Newcastle and Ed Smith and wife, Jill of Oregon; eight grandchildren; twenty-seven great grandchildren; thirteen great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces; nephews; many other relatives and friends.

Those who preceded her in death include her husband, Edgar; five brothers, George, Emery, Floyd, Ernest and Vernon; four sisters, Opal, Mary, Grace and Roena; one son-in-law, Wilmer Roquemore and one granddaughter, Becky Sue Ware.

The family would like to give special recognition to Fairview Fellowship Home staff and to Evonne Wymer for their loving care

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