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Opal Jewell Smith

Opal Jewell Smith

Jan 17, 1940 – Oct 12, 2019

Funeral services for Opal Jewell Smith will be held Friday, October 18, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in Okemah, Oklahoma. Interment will follow at the Rock Creek Cemetery south of Okemah.

Opal Smith was born January 17, 1940 in Okemah, Oklahoma to Clarence Tillery and Beulah (Wells) Tillery. She passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 in Okemah, Oklahoma at the age of 79.

Opal had been a lifelong resident of the Okemah area and attended Okemah Public Schools. She and Rodney Dean Smith were married January 21, 1982 in Okemah, Oklahoma. . She enjoyed Working in her flower beds and cleaning her yard. Opal attended the 8th Street Community Holiness Church of Okemah.

She is preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Rodney.

Survivors include one son, Robert Smith of Okemah; two brothers, Marvin “Bozie” Tillery and Donnie Tillery both of Okemah; two sisters, Gladys Bennett and Kathryn Dennis also of Okemah; five grandchildren; Laura Vansant, Sasha Smith, Cierra Hasbell, Cassidy Massey and Coleton Hummingbird all of Okemah and 6 great-grandchildren.

Serving as active pallbearers will be Chris Smith, Richard Dennis, Joe Robison, Coleton Hummingbird, John Morphis and Ed “Skeeter” Smith

Services will be under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home, Okemah, Oklahoma and officiated by Rev. Charlsie Rich.

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