January 2, 2014

JoAnn Smith

Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — JoAnn Smith, 65, of London, Ky., passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013 at her residence. 

She leaves behind one daughter, Lorie Taylor and husband Ken of London; five sisters, Elsie Withrow of Dayton, Ohio, Dorothy Couch of London, Annetta Begley, also of London, Betty Sanders of Florida, Christine Reeder of Silver Grove, Ky.; one brother, Herman Leger of London; two grandchildren, Makayla and Caleb Taylor, plus a host of other family and friends to mourn her passing. 

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ray Broughton; second husband, Charles Smith; parents, Ernest Leger and Eunice Swanner Leger; one sister, Mildred Lynch; and two brothers, Eugene and Leon Leger. 

Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 at 1 p.m. at First Pentecostal Church of London with Vernon Jarvis and Greg Begley officiating. 

Burial followed at A.R. Dyche Memorial Park. 

Visitation was held at 6 p.m. on Friday, also at First Pentecostal Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully request memorial donations be made to House-Rawlings Funeral Home.

House-Rawlings Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.