02/08/1932 – 05/22/2021
Lillian DeEtte Cochran Smith, 89, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021. A lifelong resident of the North Georgia area, she was a former employee of Salem Carpet Mills and was a member of the Ringgold Church of God. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bruce” Smith; parents, Frank Nathaniel and Hettie Arnold Cochran; two sons, James Smith and Ronnie Smith; brother, Roy Cochran; and four sisters, Edith Johnston, Ruby Maddron, Frances Langford and Betty Quinn. She is survived by two children, Jerry Smith of Ringgold, GA., and Patsy Byrd of Ringgold, GA.; five grandchildren, Angela McKamey, Cynthia Uribe Gama, Jody Harris, Stacey Gotshall and J. DeAnna Martin; nine great grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Lakewood Memory Gardens-South with Pastor Carroll Allen officiating. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold, Georgia. An online register book may be signed at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.