Viola Etta Owens Smith, 101, of Sevierville, TN passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 at the Sevierville Health & Rehab Center.
She was born October 15, 1917 in Elk Valley, TN.
Viola was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Smith; father, George Sherman Owens; mother, Betty Cooper Owens; sisters, Lola Monroe, Virgie Baird, Lottie Belt, Geneva Violet Owens, Hattie Lou Owens, Geraldine Heatherly; brother, Barton Warren Owens.
She is survived by a daughter, Billie Gene Olvey; nieces, Faye Ogle, Betty Hudson; sisters, June Perkins, Sue Collins, Juanita Owens, Mary Rachel Ware; a host of nieces, nephews, friends & family to mourn her passing.
The family will receive friends from 1 – 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at the Stanfield United Baptist Church. The funeral services will be held starting at 3 p.m. at the Church. Burial will follow in Warren Memorial Garden (Elk Valley).
Harp Funeral Home of Jellico in charge of arrangements.