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Ava Marie Smith Nelson
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1922
Death: Dec. 6, 2006

Marie was born to Ava and Archa Smith. She graduated from Crosby High School, Sam Houston State Teacher's College, and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She retired from HISD after 27 years of teaching at Katherine Smith and Harvard Elementary Schools. Many were blessed by her life as she participated in Woman's Missionary Union in her church and the association, Mission Services Corps, ADK sorority, and a five-year service on the Executive Board of the BGST. She delighted in her family and its history. She was preceded in death by her brother J C Smith. She is survived by her brother Dale Smith and wife, Natalie, of Houston; sister-in-law Claudia Smith of Southlake; daughter Marcia Avery and husband, Marvin, of Houston; son Jeff Nelson and wife, Tammy of Franklin, TN; grandchildren Steven Avery and wife, Nancy; Kevin Avery and wife, Dayna; David Nelson and wife, Brittany; and Jonathan Nelson; great-grandchildren Ava Avery and Sophia Nelson. 
Family links: 
  Archa Dale Smith (1891 - 1958)
  Ava Eyre Wolfe Smith (1898 - 1983)
  Ava Marie Smith Nelson (1922 - 2006)
  Dale Cutler Smith (1923 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Huffman Cemetery
Harris County
Texas, USA
Created by: GW
Record added: Dec 08, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16962100
Ava Marie <i>Smith</i> Nelson
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Ava Marie <i>Smith</i> Nelson
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Rest in peace.
- Joyce {GW}
 Added: Dec. 8, 2006

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