Lula Mae <I>Ammons</I> Daughtrey

Lula Mae Ammons Daughtrey

Death 22 Oct 2007 (aged 82)
Burial Ponce de Leon, Holmes County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 22487070 · View Source
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Lula Mae Daughtrey, age 82, of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., passed away Monday, Oct. 22, 2007.

She was born on June 12, 1925, in Ponce de Leon, Fla., to Luther and Ethel Stewart Ammons. Lula Mae Daughtrey was born and raised in Ponce de Leon. She married her first husband, George E. Smetters, in 1946. They had three children, Janice, Eddie and Sharon. They traveled and lived in several places for 30 years with the Air Force. They retired to Lancaster, Ohio, and lived there for 16 years until George's death. She then moved to Inez, Texas, to be near her children, where she lived for seven years. She then married Norris Gerald Daughtrey in 1993 and moved to DeFuniak Springs, where she lived until her death.

Lula was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all that knew her. She had a great love for family, friends and chasing butterflies. Her family was everything to her. She will surely be missed. Rest in peace, mama. She was Baptist by faith and a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family.

Mrs. Daughtrey was preceded in death by her father and mother; one brother, Ralph Burl Ammons; two sisters, Alice Riley and Iris Ward; and first husband, George E. Smetters.

Mrs. Daughtrey is survived by her husband, Norris Daughtrey of DeFuniak Springs; one son, George Edward Smetters Jr. and wife Brenda of Victoria, Texas; one stepson, Norris Daughtrey Jr. and wife Vivian of Mossy Head, Fla.; two daughters, Janice Lou Bastian and husband John of Inez, Texas, and Sharon Stoddard of Jacksonville, N.C.; one brother, Doyle Ammons and wife Lola of Ponce de Leon; three sisters, Velma Ward and husband Paul of Ponce de Leon, Renee Donaldson of Ponce de Leon, and Linda Shaw and husband and Perry of Jessup, Ga.; seven grandchildren; 10 stepgrandchildren; 16 greatgrandchildren; one stepgreat-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Chapel of Clary-Glenn Funeral Home with Dr. James Johnson and the Rev. Owen Smith officiating. Active pallbearers will be Billy Bearden, Nick Bearden, Jason Johnson, Brian Freeman, Steve Byrd and Sean Sandidge. Honorary pallbearers will be the Young At Heart Sunday Class and Over the Hill Gang Sunday Class from the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the New Ponce de Leon Cemetery.

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  • Created by: Dione Wilson
  • Added: 27 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22487070
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lula Mae Ammons Daughtrey (12 Jun 1925–22 Oct 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22487070, citing New Ponce de Leon Cemetery, Ponce de Leon, Holmes County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Dione Wilson (contributor 46804425) .