Anita Vern Lampley, 85, of Benton, passed away Friday, August 16, 2013 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
She was born in Elmo, Missouri on Feb. 8, 1928, the daughter of Zolas Olen and Thekla (Mushbach) Smith.
Mrs. Lampley was retired after for years at Severin Nursing Home in Benton.
She attended North Benton Baptist Church and Fires of Revival Church.
She is survived by two sons, Dennis Lampley and wife Judy, of Benton, and Larry Lampley and wife Shelly, of Whittington.
Also surviving is one grandson, Clint Lampley, High Point, North Carolina and one brother, William W. “Walter” Smith and wife Maxine of Cahokia. Mr.s Lampley was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, August 20 at Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton with the Rev. Dean Severin officiating. Burial will be in Masonic & Oddfellows Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 1 p.m. on Tuesday at Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton.