Trella Bell (French) Smith

July 5, 1920 ~ March 8, 2021 (age 100)


Trella Smith, 100 yrs old, went to be with the Lord on March 8, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family and friends. 

She was born on July 5, 1920 to Tommy and Julia French in Henrietta, Oklahoma.  She was a stay-at-home wife, mother and she raised many children in her lifetime. 

She met and later married the love of her life, our grandfather, Luther Austin Smith.  They were married over 60 years before she lost him in 2000 to cancer.

Trella was a member of Faith Tabernacle with Brother Evans for many, many years.  She was involved and recognized for her charitable work in nursing homes whether it be singing, handing out gifts or just visiting with as many residents as possible.  In her spare time, she loved gardening, canning, and spending time with her grandchildren, who she loved very much.

She is survived by 11 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren and numerous great, great grandchildren.

Family visitation will be Thursday, March 11, 2021 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Smith Funeral Home Chapel.

Services will be Friday, March 12, 2021 at Smith Funeral Home Chapel, 2:00 pm. with burial at Bixby Cemetery.


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March 11, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Smith Funeral Home
1208 S Main
Sapulpa, OK 74066

March 12, 2021

2:00 PM
Smith Funeral Home
1208 S Main
Sapulpa, OK 74066

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