FLORISSANT - Helen "Tudy" Smothers, 77, formerly of Bernie, died Feb. 1, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
Born Nov. 18, 1926, in Bernie, daughter of the late Marion J. and Gretta parker Smothers, she was a former operator for the Bell Telephone Company and lived in Florissant for the past 35 years.
Survivors include: two brothers, Edward Smothers of Dexter and Bill Smothers of Florissant; and one sister, Lucille Quinn of Aurora.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Elvin Smothers and Leon Smothers; and three sisters, Madge Smothers, Adell Crabtree and Mary Ruth Christ.
Visitation is from 12:30 p.m. Friday until service time at 2 p.m. at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Burial will follow in the Ash Hill Cemetery at Fisk.