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Obituary for Mary Alice Wilhite Smith

Mary Alice Wilhite  Smith
Mary Alice Wilhite Smith , 88 passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018, at Life Care Center of Sparta.

Born Wednesday, April 16, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Orville B. and Kibby Julia Etta Lynn Sorrell Sr. Mary Alice was a longtime employee of Sorrell Brothers Construction and Dewhite Utility. She enjoyed flower gardening and was a member of the quilting club of Sparta. She was a loving mother, wife, sister, and grandmother.

Funeral services will be at 2pm Friday, April 27, 2018 at Oak Lawn Funeral Home with Freddy Copeland officiating. Burial will follow in Old Zion Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 10 until the time of service at the funeral home.

Mary Alice is survived by daughters, Mary Karla Wilhite Fisher (Gerald) and Margaret Joette Wilhite Kinnaird (John) both of Sparta; son, Francis Daniel Wilhite (Melinda) of Sparta; 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild on the way; brother, Jim Sorrell (Barbara) of Sparta; sisters, Sara Reynolds (Floyd) and Mildred Parris (Clyde) both of Sparta, several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Joseph Daniel Wilhite and Cecil Morgan Smith; daughter, Janet Sue Wilhite Sanders (Steve); brothers, Orville B. Sorrell Jr., Jack Sorrell, and Lynn Sorrell; and a sister, Wilma Sorrell.

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