Mary Ann Smith Hall, 89, of Pikeville died Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Erlanger Bledsoe Hospital.
She was a member of Wheeler Hill Church of Christ. She was a correspondent missionary with over a thousand students. She was also a Republican and world famous for her chocolate gravy.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Monroe Charles Bickford and Nancy Carol Whittenburg Bickford; her first husband, Louis S. Smith; grandson, Steven E. Smith; granddaughter, Jessica Laurel Jolley; step-grandson, Sam Hall; brothers, Chester, Lester, Herman, Fred, Castoe and Clinton Bickford; and sisters, Della Bickford and Iva Smith.
Surviving are her husband, Ira Lee Hall; two daughters, Regina (Ronnie) Reece of Pikeville and Rhonda (Paul) Jolley of Decatur; three sons, Bob E. (Joyce) Smith, Hixson, Larry W. (Pam) Smith, Pikeville, Randy G. (Neena) Smith, Decatur; three step-children, Vickie (Jerry) Hickey, Michael Hall, Steve (Patty) Hall; 10 grandchildren, Gina, Lehan, Angie, Travis, Desiree, Stephanie, Jennifer and Rebecca; six step-grandchildren, Shannah, Amy, Jerry, Daniel, Terri Jane, Shawn and Christine; 20 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; one sister, Lola Belle Smith of Pikeville; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
Visitation will be Thursday, July 28, from 9:00-9:00 p.m.
Services will be Friday, July 29, at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Tony Britt and Bro. Paul Cagle officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com.
Arrangements made by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.