In memory of
Madeline DeFrees Smiley
Madeline DeFrees Smiley Sept. 17, 1923 - May 23, 2021 Madeline DeFrees Smiley passed into the loving arms of Jesus on May 23, 2021, in Shenandoah, TX. Agnes Madeline was born on September 17, 1923, in Moody, TX, to parents Oddie Odell (Diddle) and Lat Taylor Nichols. She grew up in Waco, Texas, with her mother Oddie and her Daddy, dearly loved James Wilson Harper, Sr. Madeline graduated from Waco High School in 1941 and was employed in insurance for many years. In Waco, she was a longtime member of Memorial Baptist Church, and later Emmanuel Baptist. After relocating to Conroe, she joined River Pointe Baptist Church. She dearly loved her two children, Barbara Jean Niemeyer, and John R. DeFrees III; her grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters; nieces and nephews; and her bonus family. Madeline's guestbook may be viewed online: https://www.gracefulmemorialchapel.com/obituary/agnes-smiley A graveside service to honor Madeline's memory will be held at 1 p.m., June 12, Saturday, Moody Cemetery, officiated by Dr. Tom Shelton of Moody Baptist Church. Madeline will be laid to rest next to her late husband, John R. DeFrees Jr. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to River Pointe Baptist Church, 700 Gladstell Rd., Conroe, TX 77304 (or) to Moody Cemetery Endowment Fund – Waco Foundation / Moody Cemetery Association, 1217 N. Valley Mills Dr., #235, Waco, TX 76710.
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In memory of
Madeline DeFrees Smiley
Madeline DeFrees Smiley Sept. 17, 1923 - May 23, 2021 Madeline DeFrees Smiley passed into the loving arms of Jesus on May 23, 2021, in Shenandoah, TX. Agnes Madeline was born on September 17, 1923, in Moody, TX, to parents Oddie Odell (Diddle) and Lat Taylor Nichols. She grew up in Waco, Texas, with her mother Oddie and her Daddy, dearly loved James Wilson Harper, Sr. Madeline graduated from Waco High School in 1941 and was employed in insurance for many years. In Waco, she was a longtime member of Memorial Baptist Church, and later Emmanuel Baptist. After relocating to Conroe, she joined River Pointe Baptist Church. She dearly loved her two children, Barbara Jean Niemeyer, and John R. DeFrees III; her grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters; nieces and nephews; and her bonus family. Madeline's guestbook may be viewed online: https://www.gracefulmemorialchapel.com/obituary/agnes-smiley A graveside service to honor Madeline's memory will be held at 1 p.m., June 12, Saturday, Moody Cemetery, officiated by Dr. Tom Shelton of Moody Baptist Church. Madeline will be laid to rest next to her late husband, John R. DeFrees Jr. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to River Pointe Baptist Church, 700 Gladstell Rd., Conroe, TX 77304 (or) to Moody Cemetery Endowment Fund – Waco Foundation / Moody Cemetery Association, 1217 N. Valley Mills Dr., #235, Waco, TX 76710.
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Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-10

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-50

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-100

 

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-x
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