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Lela Mae Rouse Smith

Little Rock, AR, 1933 - 2010

Lela Mae Rouse Smith, 77, of Little Rock, departed this life September 17, 2010. Preceded in death by her husband, Leon C. Smith Sr.; parents, William and Beatrice Settles Rouse Sr., siblings, Leona Hickman, Lois Edward Rouse, William Rouse Jr. She leaves to cherish her memories: children, Kenneth Rouse, Michelle Cole (Samuel), LaJuana Kaye Rainey (Michael), Stanley E. Smith Sr. (DeJuan), Della Coleman (Derrell), Leon C. Smith Jr. (Michelle); brother, James Rouse Sr. (Jean); sister-in-law, Cozella Rouse; 20 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; a host of other family and friends. Family hour: 6-7 p.m., Thursday at Robinson Mortuary Chapel. Funeral Service: 11 a.m., Friday at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Pastor Stanley E. Smith, Sr., Eulogist. Services entrusted to Robinson Mortuary, 1201 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Little Rock (501) 371-0111. "Service You Can Trust."

Published September 21, 2010

Robinson Mortuary
1201 MLK Jr. Dr, Little Rock west, AR
Phone: 501-371-0111