Lula M. (Cox) Smith

September 29, 1934 ~ July 9, 2022 (age 87)


Funeral services for Lula M. “Lou” Smith, age 87, of Stanton will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 15, 2022 at the New England Congregational Church in Stanton.  Reverend Linda Mohr will be officiating.  Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, July 14, 2022 at the Home for Funerals in Stanton.  Interment will be in the Stanton Cemetery.  The Funeral Service will be livestreamed on the funeral home's website.  Home for Funerals – Stanton is in charge of arrangements.

Lou died Saturday, July 9, 2022 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

Lula May was born September 29, 1934 to Ira L. and Mabel Cox in Pierce, Nebraska.  She married Merlyn A. Smith on August 9, 1952 in Stanton, Nebraska. 

Lou was employed by the Stanton Health Center for 37 years.

Her greatest loves were her family, reading, work, and bingo.

Lou is survived by her children - Michael Smith of Tarnov, Nebraska, Beverley Nichols of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Phyllis (Darrell) Delgado of Fallbrook, California; Timothy Smith, Patricia (Mike) Wright, Mark (Sheryl Cech-Smith) Smith, all of Stanton, Nebraska; and Michele Nelson of Norfolk, Nebraska; further survived by 14 grandkids, 32 great-grandkids, 6 great-great-grandkids, and sisters Mickie and Marge.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; son Merlyn D.; grandsons Joseph and Dustin; brothers Norman, Harry, and Harlan; and sister Sue.

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July 14, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Home for Funerals - Stanton
804 Jackpine Street
Stanton, NE 68779

Funeral Service
July 15, 2022

10:30 AM
New England Congregational Church
805 Oak Street
Stanton, NE 68779

Video is available for this event

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