Lola C. Smith

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 17, 2009

Funeral services for Lola C. Smith, 93, of Leesville will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 18, 2009 at
the Canaan Baptist Church in Leesville with Bro. Jeff James and Bro. Buddy Airhart officiating. The burial will follow in the Canaan Cemetery. Friends may visit from 5-9 p.m. Friday, July 17 at the funeral home and will continue Saturday, July 18
from 10 a.m. until service time at the church. Services are under the direction of the Labby Memorial Funeral Home in Leesville.
Mrs. Smith was the oldest member of Canaan Baptist Church, where she served as church secretary; her
church family was her life. She was a longtime resident of Vernon Parish. Mrs. Lola loved gardening, canning and cooking.
She is survived by her sons, Charles D. Cudd of Las Vegas, Nev., Gene E. Cudd of Leesville, Ronald S. Cudd of
Alvin, Texas and Bobby L. Cudd (wife, Evelyn) of DeRidder; daughter Lynda (husband, Larry) Laurent of Leesville; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by parents David and Emaline Dykes Martin;
husband Thomas E. Smith, two brothers and one sister.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the Smith family at