Lola Smith

By | February 14, 2020
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Lola Smith, age 86, of Gallipolis, Ohio, passed on Feb. 12, 2020 at Holzer Medical Center. She was born Oct. 8, 1933 in Pedro, Ohio to the late John and Mildred (Besco) Roth.

She is survived by her daughters: Vickie, Brenda, and Rita; son, Richard Dale; four grandsons; one granddaughter; four great-grandchildren; three brothers; one sister; and several nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Richard Smith; an infant daughter; her father and mother-in-law; a brother and sister-in-law; and a brother-in-law.

Lola was a member of the Gallipolis Senior Center. She enjoyed gardening, flea marketing, square dancing, conversations, and working. Lola never feared a hard day of work. She worked many years in various jobs and retired from the Gallipolis Developmental Center.

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Fred Crabtree officiating. Burial will follow at C.M. Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to