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Fleda Smith

Fleda Ann Ballard Smith, 87, of Sontag, passed away March 9, 2022, at her home. She was born on Aug. 28, 1934, in Lawrence County to Shirley and Wilma Ballard.
A funeral service was held March 11 in the Wilson Funeral Home chapel. Graveside services followed at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Mrs. Fleda was a native of Jayess and lived in Sontag, since her marriage over 60 years ago. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and worked in the Lawrence County School System for 23 years. She loved working in her yard, which she adorned with beautiful flowers, and spending time with family and friends. She was loved by many for loving them like they were her own; she had a heart of gold and will definitely be missed.
Survivors include her three sons, Donnie Smith (Julia), Jeff Smith, and Bruce Smith, all of Sontag; grandchildren, Tricia Turnage (Brian), Aaron Smith, and Chase Smith (Ashley); great-grandchildren, Megan and Caleb Turnage, AnnaBlair Smith, Matti Waldrop and Lilli Smith; sisters, Bobbie Dickerson and Linda Richard; and sisters-in-law, Pat Neal and June Smith.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd “Slick” Smith; her parents; brother, Dewey Ballard; and two sisters, Hilda Campbell and Lera Hyde.