Obituary – Smith, Verna Belle (Shappell)

Class of 1950

1950 Maroon SpotlightVerna Shappell
Verna Shappell

Y—Teens 47-48, Band 47-50, Student Council 48-49, Library Staff 48-49, Home Room Secretary 49-50, Perryscope Staff 49-50.

Verna Belle (Shappell) Smith

July 3, 1932 – December 21, 2003

Funeral services for Verna Belle Smith, age 71, of Crescent, OK, will be held at Smith Memorial Chapel at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 23, 2003 with Rev. Terry Martindale officiating. Burial will be at Summit View Cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home in Guthrie.

Verna was born on July 3, 1932 in Marshall, OK to Marion and Mary Shappell. She died Sunday, December 21, 2003 in Crescent.

She is survived by her husband Bill of the home; one daughter, Debbie and husband, Carl Crane of Earlsboro, OK; three sisters, Rose Mary St. Clair and Evelyn Coe, both of Perry, and Delores Myers, Morrison; two grandsons, Patrick and Christopher Boles; one great granddaughter, Christina Boles; one sister-in-law, Hester and husband Bob Gooch of Guthrie; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one daughter, Billie Teresa Smith.