She was born June 29, 1934 in Monroe County to the late Frank Denham and Maude Proffitt Denham. She was a retired bank teller, homemaker, and Philco Employee. She was a member of the West Broadway Baptist Church in Louisville, KY. She was the widow of Julius G. Smith.
She is survived by one brother; Leon Denham, one sister; Velma Lyon both of Louisville, eight nieces and two nephews also survive.
In addition to her parents and husband she was proceeded in death by one brother; Arley Denham and four sisters; Norma Dyer, Genell Martin, Edna Johnson, and Doris Denham.
Funeral service will be conducted Wednesday, February 28 at 1:00 PM at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial to follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery in Monroe County.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 28 from 10:00 AM till time of service at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, KY.