Norella May Smith

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Norella May Smith, 84, of Lenapah, Okla., passed away Oct. 18, 2007, in Lenapah, where she resided with her nephew and family.

Graveside services for Norella will take place at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at the Dickens Cemetery in Dickens with the family presiding.

Norella May Smith, daughter of George and Bessie Framke, was born Aug. 22, 1923, in Yakima, Wash. She lived most of her adult life on the Oma Ranch of Plymouth and Fiddletown, Calif.

She was united in marriage to Charles Smith on Aug. 19, 1967, in Carson City, Nevada. She was a very active member of the ORA Madre Moose Lodge No. 1752.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Smith; her parents; and a sister, Hazel Framke.

Norella is survived by her step-son, Jim Smith and wife, Barbara from Coffeyville, Miss.; two grandchildren; one great-grandson; three sisters: Charlene Smith of Vancouver, Ore., Georgia Davenport of Lenapah, and LeAnna Brown of Ukiah, Calif.; two brothers: David Framke of Ukiah, and Roy Framke of Willits, Calif.; and several sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws from the Peterson, Spencer, Webb and Ruthven areas.