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Lenora Smith, 1945-2021

Lenora Smith, 75, of Lake Wales passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021 at the Lake Wales Health and Rehab under the care of Vitas.

She was born July 25, 1945 in Lake Wales to the late Landis and Nina Crosby. Lenora was a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal faith. She loved to crochet, sew, read, go to the casino, and was a huge Conway Twitty fan. Most of all, she loved her family and grandkids.

Lenora was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Smith. She is survived by her children, Angie Cozart and husband Robert of Babson Park, Ed Smith and wife Ivette of Winter Garden, and Sharon Mesch and husband Bryan of Babson Park; grandchildren, Kris Feagle, Kraig Feagle, Joshua Smith, Jacob Smith, Morgan McClure, Matthew McClure; and seven great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 20 at the Lake Wales Cemetery with Rev. David Durham officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her name may be sent to either the Parkinsons Foundation ( ) or the American Cancer Society (

Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales is handling arrangements


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