Ellouise Nellie Smith

Published 7:00 am Wednesday, April 8, 2015



Ellouise Nellie Smith, 93, of Pensacola passed away on April 6, 2015. At a young age, Ellouise was saved at Berney Points Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL.  She enjoyed learning to know Christ and was later baptized.  As an adult, Ellouise enjoyed volunteering at Olive Baptist Church and Manna Food Bank, where she received an award for her long-time service.  She was also a member of Steadfast Sunday School class at Olive Baptist Church.

Ellouise said, “Jesus has always been a step ahead of me in my joys and especially of my needs.  There was always people to love and to be near when they were needed, and always made sure there was manna for me.”

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings; and her husband, Richard E. Smith.

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Survivors include, her sons, Richard Smith and Matt (Trina) Smith; grandchildren, Andy (Ginger) Smith, Laura Smith, Adam Smith, Emily Smith, and Helen Smith; great grandsons, Braedon and Rowan.

Trahan Family Funeral Home, 419 Yoakum Court, is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation will be held from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. with a service at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the funeral home.

A visitation will be held the following day from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon, Friday, April 10, 2015 at the Central Baptist Church, McNeill, MS with interment to follow at First Baptist Church Cemetery, in Carriere, MS.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Manna Food Bank.