SmelserApril 1, 1929 - Jan 22, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY Joe Ann was born April 1, 1929, in Lone Oak, TX. Joe Ann passed away peacefully on Jan. 22, 2013, and has gone on to be with her Lord and Savior and her son, Michael. She graduated from Hugo High School in 1948 and Oklahoma A&M in 1952. She went to Washington, OK that fall for her first teaching position. While there, she met her future husband, Dwight Smelser, and they were married on May 23, 1953. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Jewel Bunch; and her son, Michael Lee. She is survived by her husband, Dwight; son, David; and daughter, Cherie Woodie and husband Gary, of Del City; three grandchildren: Kristi, of Norman; Danny and wife Dawn Dee, of Ohio; and Jessica, of Del City. Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Sunny Lane Cemetery.

Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 24, 2013