Nellie Arlene Smart
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Jan 12,1929 - Jan 4,2019
Nellie passed away peaceful in her sleep in the early hours of Jan. 4. after a short illness.
She is survived by her sister, Sammie Roberson her brother, Elmer Blagg, 5 children, Suzanne Hunter (Hal), Herbert Smart (Sharon), Stephen Smart, Samuel Smart (Kimberly), and Sallie Smart. She had 13 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren.
She was proceeded in death by her husband, Herbert Smart Sr., Grandson Gregory Smart and 1 sister and 8 brothers.
Nellie was born in Gentry Arkansas to Samuel and Tilda Blagg. She lived most of her life in Oakdale CA. She spent her early years as a wife and homemaker and mother to her 5 children. She was a member of Life Community Church for over 50 years. She worked at Campbell Soup for a few years before going to work at Hershey, retiring at the age of 70 in 1999.
She was loved by everyone that met her smiling face will be missed by all.
Graveside services at Lakewood Memorial, Monday 1/14 at 10:00 AM