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Rheda Mae Smith, 75, Burkesville, KY (1946-2021)

Rheda Mae Smith of Burkesville passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021 at the home of her daughter. She was 75 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmCT on Monday, November 1, 2021, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY. Burial will follow in Creasy Cemetery.

The family requests visitation on Sunday, October 31, 2021, from NoonCT until 9pmCT at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.

Rheda was born on August 21, 1946 in Cumberland County, KY to the late Charlie Edward Ballard and Lorene Bryant Ballard. She was a member of Waterview Church of Christ, a former employee of the Bank of Marrowbone and Rite Aid. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Harley Smith and two brothers, Larry Ballard and Kermit Ballard.

Survivors Include:
  • One Son- Anthony Smith and wife Carolyn of Burkesville, KY
  • Two Daughters- Stacy McIntyre and husband David of Burkesville, KY and Jennifer Duvall and husband Tim of Albany, KY
  • One Sister- Mary Frances Norris of Leitchfield, KY
  • Nine Grandchildren- Kendra McIntyre, Landon McIntyre, Eryn Jones(and Tim), Ethan Smith(and Danielle), Ella Smith, Kimberly Singleton(and Chris), Logan Perry(and Heather), MaKenzie Irwin(Kurtis), Kendel Perry
  • Three Great Grandchildren- Emerson McIntyre, Dolly Lynn Perry, Mia Kate Irwin,
  • One expectant great grandson
  • A host of other relatives and friends
Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Rheda Mae Smith, 75, Burkesville, KY (1946-2021)

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