Eula Tullos Smith

Published 12:01 am Wednesday, January 14, 2015

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March 13, 1918 – Jan. 9, 2015

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JONESVILLE Services for Eula Tullos Smith, 96, of Metairie, La., who died peacefully Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, will be at 2 p.m. today at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Jonesville.

Burial will follow at the Harrisonburg Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home.1:14 EulaSmith obitpic

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time today at the church.

Mrs. Smith was born March 13, 1918, in Chase, La., the oldest daughter of Richmond Carlton Tullos and Gertrude Wells Tullos.

She was a devoted daughter, wife and mother.

Mrs. Smith lived in Jonesville from the time of her marriage in 1948 until 2010, when she moved to Metairie.

She was a devoted member of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Jonesville. She devoted her life to her church, her community and her family. She served as the church treasurer, church elder and clerk of the session and the congregation.

Mrs. Smith also served as district chairman of the Monroe to Vidalia area of Red River Presbytery. She was president of the Jonesville Woman’s Club, president of Jonesville Garden Club and a board member of the Louisiana Soybean Festival.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Wedon Temple Smith; son-in-law, L. Allen Brown Jr.; and nine siblings, Coy Tullos, Banks Tullos, Rex Tullos, J.C. Tullos, J.E. Tullos, Ruth Brewer Frances Cooley, Doris Sims and Tommie Jean Turnier.

Survivors include two daughters, Rebecca Brown and Mary Temple Thomas and husband, Jim, all of Metairie; two grandchildren, Wedon Brown and husband, Troy, and Mary Rebecca Northern and husband, Michael; two stepchildren, Charlie Thomas and wife, Jenny, and Katie Thomas; one step-great-granddaughter, Colette Thomas; and a number of nieces, nephews and friends.

Her children especially thank Georgia Green of Natchez, her trusted friend and caregiver for the past nine years. Special thanks also to Dr. David Myers and his staff, Concerned Care Home Health and Hospice and the caring staff of Right at Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church, 401 Third St., Jonesville, LA 71343.