Nellie Lou Smith

May 1, 1946


Mrs. Nellie Lou Smith age 72, of Mt.Vernon passed away Saturday, December 29, 2018 at the St. Joseph Hospital in London. She was born on May 1, 1946 in Glenn Springs, Ky. the daughter of the late Elmo and Alma Carrington Mawk. She was a retired business owner, enjoyed fishing, sewing, watching the Cincinnati Reds & Kentucky Wildcats, flower arranging, spending time with her grandchildren, cutting up, listening to music and dancing, shopping for antiques, and was a member of the Eastern star, the Senior Citizens Center, and the Baptist faith.

            Survivors are: one daughter; Leslie Smith Rigsby and (Dennis) of Mt.Vernon. Two grandchildren; Cody Edward Kirby, and Hunter Rigsby. One brother; Frank Mawk. Four sisters; Alice Hook, Pat Cropper, Shirley Porter, and Anna Faye Cropper also survive. Besides her parents she was also preceded in death by: her husband; Eddie Smith, by one brother; John Mawk, and by one sister; Lisa Kaye.


            Visitation for Mrs. Nellie Lou Smith will be from 6 to 8 PM on Tuesday January 1, 2019 at the Cox Funeral Home. Graveside services to follow.

            Arrangements are by the Cox Funeral Home.

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January 1, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cox Funeral Home
80 Maple Drive
Mount Vernon, KY 40456

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