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Eloise (Anoatubby) Smith

November 1, 1943 ~ December 12, 2020 (age 77)

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Eloise(Anoatubby) Smith of Ardmore passed away on December 12, 2020 at Mercy Hospital Love County at the age of 77 years, 1 month & 11 days. Eloise was born on November 1, 1943 in Ardmore OK to the late Virgil Lee Anoatubby & Thelma (Sickles) Anoatubby..


Eloise was raised in Johnston County where she lived the majority of her life. She made her home in Ardmore for the last 2 years. Eloise married Harland Smith, a union that would last several years. 

Eloise worked as a teacher for Ardmore Public Schools for a short period of time. She also worked as a truck driver and for Kodak. Eloise also served as a foster parent for 15 years. Some of the hobbies that Eloise enjoyed were sewing, painting, & watching the Hallmark Channel. Eloise had a very special love for her kids and her family. Eloise was a proud member of the Chickasaw Nation.


Eloise leaves behind to cherish her memory:


Son:    James Kevin Linderman & wife Peggy of Cushing, OK


Daughter:    Sonya Godwin & husband Norman of Tishomingo 


Brothers:    Virgil Lee Anoatubby Jr. of Tishomingo 

        Rickey Melvin Anoatubby & wife Debi of Dallas, TX


She also leaves behind numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, & a host of other family members & friends.


Eloise was preceded in death by:


Parents:        Virgil Lee & Thelma Anoatubby


Husband:    Harland Maurice Smith


Son:        Brian Kelly Crumpton


Brother:        Sidney Anoatubby


Sisters:        Virginia Elders

        Susan Anoatubby


At the request of the family, cremation services were selected. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care & direction of Tishomingo Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at





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