Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lois Smith Looney, age 89, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Mrs. Looney was born in the Apple Valley Community in Jackson County, Georgia, a daughter to the late David Lenzy Smith and the late Lillian Gillespie Thompson. Mrs. Looney was a homemaker and a member of the Victory Baptist Church in Jefferson, Georgia. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Looney was preceded in death by her husband, W.W. “Doc” Looney; brothers, Linder Eugene “Smitty” Smith, Lloyd Smith, Royce Smith; sister, Nell Gee and her son in law, Cecil Hall.
Survivors include her children, Ann Highsmith of Commerce, Sue Hall of Bethlehem, William Looney Jr. and his wife Nancy of Hull, David Looney and his wife Omie of Jefferson, James Franklin Looney of Lexington, Reverend Edward Paul Looney and his wife Sherry of Winder, Samuel Lloyd Looney of Auburn, Ronnie Looney of Jefferson and Mary Bowen and her husband Jeff of Maysville; brothers, Lester Ray Brooks and Otis Harries Brooks both of Jefferson; nineteen Grandchildren, eighteen Great Grandchildren, three Great Great Grandchildren and host of nieces , nephews and cousins also survive.
The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 3:00 PM in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Reverend Swayne Cochran officiating. The burial will follow in the White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery with her grandsons, Tabo Highsmith, Jim Highsmith, Gerald Hall, Hudson Looney, Wesley Looney and Micah Looney honored as pallbearers.
The visitation will be held on Thursday evening, April 22, 2021, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Evans Funeral Home.
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