SHREVEPORT, LA - Local businesswoman Merlyn R. Smith passed away Thursday October 13, 2016 after a brief illness at the age of 78. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 18th at Hill Crest Funeral Home. With burial to follow at Hill Crest Memorial Park. Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, 601 Highway 80, Haughton, Louisiana. "Mimi" owned and operated Mimi's Hallmark Shop for 24 years in Shreveport and Natchitoches. Mimi is survived by three daughters, Monica Clevenger, Tina Tomlson, and Tammie Smith; one son, Thomas L. Smith, Jr., one sister, Effie Floyd, and one brother, James Rutherford, nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and her parents, she is predeceased by two sisters, Judith Tyler and Edith Youngblood and two brothers Butch Rutherford and Edward Lee Rutherford. Please visit www.hillcrestmemorialfh.com to leave online condolences for the family.
... Show More