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Joy Davis Smith


Funeral services for Joy Davis Smith, 66, of Lufkin will be held Friday, May 24, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Joe Stanley and Reverend R.G. “Bud” Davis officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park.

Mrs. Smith was born March 23, 1947 in Shelby County, Texas to Fred and Bernice (Lout) Davis, and died Monday, May 20, 2013 in a local hospital. She resided in Angelina County most of her life. Mrs. Smith was a Librarian at T.L.L. Memorial Library in Diboll for nine years, and worked at the Lufkin State Supported Living Center for 25 years. She was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church of Lufkin.

Survivors include her husband, Bo Smith of Lufkin; son, Little Bo Smith of Diboll; brother, Richard Davis of Shelbyville; sister, Wylma Chance of Mesquite; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Tim and Deidra Davis of Lufkin; special grandson, Timothy Davis of Lufkin; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Fred Davis, Jr.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Pentecostal Church of Lufkin, 3200 S. Medford Drive, Lufkin, Texas 75901.

The family will welcome friends and loved ones from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.

Memories and condolences may be added at

Carroway Funeral Home, Lufkin, directors.