Mildred Lee Smith

November 10, 1940 ~ November 18, 2021

Mildred Lee Smith, 81, of Bonne Terre, passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Mercy Jefferson in Festus, Missouri. She was born Sunday, November 10, 1940 in Manila, Arkansas to the late Vernon and Rosie (Jackson) Yon. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband Jack Ray Smith, Sr. siblings, Laverne Nickleson, Bea Powers, Violet Kernan, Lewis Yon, Charles Yon, and Pleas Yon.

Mildred is survived by her children, Gale (husband David) Cooley, Jack (wife Tracy) Smith, Jr. and Gregory (wife Debra) Smith; grandchildren, Cody (wife Angie) Smith, Sara (husband Jordan) Buffington, Cheryl Winkleman, Michael (Allison) Hencinski, Autumn (husband Dustin) Crider, Brandy (husband Jordan) Davidson, and Charles King; fourteen great-grandchildren; siblings, Roger (wife Marie) Yon, Patricia (husband Ricky) Hunter and Francis Faulkner, Donnie (wife Nancy) Yon, and Henry Yon, along with numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Mildred enjoyed listening to music, dancing and decorating her home for the holidays. She was dearly loved and will be missed by all.

Visitation will be Sunday, November 21, 2021 from 10:00 am until service time of 1:00 pm at C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Bonne Terre with Chaplin Jenna Firehammer officiating. Graveside Service will be held Monday November 22, 2021 at 11:00 am at St. Francois Memorial Park. Memorials may be directed to St. Judes Children Hospital. Arrangements are under the direction of C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home Boyer Chapel in Bonne Terre.

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  1. I love you Aunt Midge I cannot believe you re gone but I know you are in a better place and you will always be watching over us fly high and rest in peace give everyone a big hug for me until I get to see all of you guys again I love you so much and I will never forget you

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