Eathel Ann Smith, 95, of Columbia and formerly of Jena, passed from this life on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at the Citizens Medical Center in Columbia Heights following an extended illness. She was born June 2, 1918 in Catahoula Parish to the union of her parents, Owens W. Ford and Bertha Mae Cassels Ford. Mrs. Eathel was a wonderful loving wife and mother, aunt and friend, and will be missed greatly by all who knew and loved her.
Services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 30, from the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Columbia with the Revs. Kent Nugent and Robbie Alford officiating. Interment will follow in the Woodland Cemetery, just