Funeral services for Edith Smalling, 100, of West Monroe will be held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, May 18, 2023 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe with Glen Edward Lenard officiating. Eulogy will be given by her son, C.P. Smalling. Interment will follow at Lapine Assembly of God Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe.
Edith was born January 25, 1923 in Ola, Arkansas and passed away May 15, 2023 in West Monroe. She was preceded in death by her husband Allen Monroe Smalling, Sr.; son, Allen Monroe Smalling, Jr.; granddaughter, Teresine Tarver; daughter-in-law, Kimblea Smalling and her seven siblings. Edith retired after 30 years as dietary cook for Ridgecrest Nursing Home. She was an avid West Monroe Rebel Fan, she loved sports especially LSU and the Saints. Edith loved her family and spending time with them.
Edith is survived by her children, Virgle Smalling and wife Donna, C.P. Smalling and wife Renee, Mary Mullins and husband Jay, Eddie Ray Smalling, Buford Smalling and wife Rhonda, Laura Richard and husband Phillip, Inez Mason and husband George, Paul Smalling, Jerry Smalling and wife Derinda and Mike Smalling and wife Beth; daughter-in–law, Joyce Lynn Smalling; sister, Emma Dale Montpelier; 28 grandchildren, 49 great- grandchildren and 8 great-great- grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers will be Shane Evans, Brad Smalling, Brett Smalling, Dusty Smalling, Jason Smalling, Jarrod Smalling, Jeremy Mason and Justin Smalling.
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Allen Evans, Chris Smalling, Cory Smalling, Kaleb Smalling and Dr. Jake Norris.
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