Weatherford Democrat


November 29, 2013

Mary Joann Smethers

Mary Joann Smethers, 60, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013. 

Service is 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in Curtis Cemetery.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Mary was born Sept. 11, 1953, in Cleburne to Cora Bell and Lewis Bynum Hankins. Mrs. Smethers was a dietician, working in schools and nursing homes most of her career.

Survivors include her husband, Jimmy; daughters, Melissa “Misty” Switzer and husband, Arthur, Michelle Smethers and Jason and Jennifer Taylor and husband, Randy; seven grandchildren, Jessica, Christopher, Morgan, Hailey, Brady, Dustin and Michael; great-grandson, August; sister, Margaret Hankins; brother, Jeff Hankins and wife, Lisa; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Joyce Dunagan; and a brother, Audrey Hankins.

Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel

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