ANDERSON---- Joan L. Manuel Smith passed away Oct. 28, 2003 at her residence in Anderson.
Born in Sullivan County on Jan. 23, 1930 she was the daughter of William Manuel and Pansy Critchfield Manuel.
She is survived by three sons, David and Susan of Holland, Mich., Jackie R. and Julie of Anderson and Dale and Debbie of Anderson; two daughters, Elizabeth Ann Mathley of Anderson and Wilma Smith of Dugger; four brothers, Earl Manuel, Wayne Manuel and Jerry Manuel all of Dugger and Charles Manuel of Anderson and one sister Peggy Manuel Booth of Ohio. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Homer Raymond Smith in 1995 and a sister, Mary Blevins.
Funeral services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger with Rev. Harley Archer officiating. Burial will be in the Bethany Cemetery near Dugger. Friends may call at the funeral home form noon until time of services on Friday.