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Lettie Belle Gribbins Smothers
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1917
Marion County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 2008
Bradfordsville
Marion County
Kentucky, USA

Lettie Belle Gribbins Smothers, 90, Bradfordsville, died March 10, 2008, at her residence after an illness.

Born in Marion County Aug. 1, 1917, Smothers was a homemaker and member of Bradfordsville Christian Church.

She was preceded in death by: her parents, Jim and Annie Ellis Gribbins; her husband, Jake Smothers; a son, Jerry Smothers; two grandchildren; four brothers, Oakley, Ernest, Don V. and Robert "Booty" Gribbins; and four sisters, Lottie Henderson, Roberta Noe, Lealon Smothers and Mary Elizabeth Pittman.

Survivors include: eight sons, George, David and Paul Smothers, all of Bradfordsville, Sam, Harold and Carl Smothers, all of Lebanon, Johnny Smothers of Illinois and Mark Smothers of Indiana; six daughters, Mary Frances Garrett, Margaret Smothers and Betty Rakes, all of Lebanon, Linda Hayden of Bowling Green, Katherine Gordon of Buffalo and Peggy Gordon of Bradfordsville; a brother, Hubert Gribbins of Lebanon Junction; 42 grandchildren; and 68 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held March 12 at Campbell-DeWitt Funeral Home, Lebanon, with burial in Old Liberty Cemetery. Elder Roy Annabell officiated.

Pallbearers were Leo Hayden, Fred and Jake Gordon and Sam, Harold and George Smothers.

Campbell-DeWitt Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements 
 
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 Spouse:
  Jacob Smothers (1899 - 1987)
 
 Children:
  Georgie Smothers (1932 - 1932)*
  Ann Marie Smothers (1932 - 1932)*
  James Thomas Smothers (1933 - 1933)*
  Jerry Smothers (1951 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Liberty Cemetery
Bradfordsville
Marion County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Max Turpin
Record added: Mar 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25531092
Lettie Belle <i>Gribbins</i> Smothers
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Lettie Belle <i>Gribbins</i> Smothers
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Lettie Belle <i>Gribbins</i> Smothers
Added by: Nena Smothers
 
 
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RIP dear lady you had yr hands full of all those kids, wow, amazing!
- Nena Smothers
 Added: Feb. 7, 2013
 
 
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