— LIPAN – Courtney Kay Smalley, 18, died Sunday, April 28, from an automobile accident in Erath County.
Service is 2 p.m. Friday, May 3, at the Lipan High School Gymnasium. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Lipan. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Lipan First Baptist Church. The family requests that anyone attending the service please wear pink.
Courtney was born June 1, 1994, in Chesapeake, Va., to Priscilla Kay Hamilton Smalley and Eric Wayne Smalley. She was a graduate and valedictorian of the Class of 2012 at Lipan High School. She was attending Tarleton State University in the Presidential Honors program. She was a member of the Phi Mu Sorority, the Tarleton Professional Educators Association and the National Society of Leadership and Success. Courtney was a member of Lipan First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her mother, Priscilla Kay Smalley, of Lipan; father, Eric Wayne Smalley, of Virginia; grandparents, Kay Melton of Granbury, Frank and Sue Terry of Lipan, Teri Tuggle, of Florida, and Bill Smalley, of Ohio; and aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.