Mrs. Emily Viola Harvey, age 79 of Tannehill, LA passed away on Monday, February 8, 2010 at Jackson Parish Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Charles M. Smiley and the late Georgia Young Smiley. She was also preceded in death by her husband Wilburn Henry Harvey.
She was a member of the Zion Hill Baptist Church for 76 years.
Survivors include one daughter Sadra Thornhill and her husband Buddy of Winnfield, one son Charles Lee Harvey and wife Penny of Rogers Arkansas, one grand-daughter Sara L. Harvey of Rogers Arkansas, four grandsons Robert L. Thornhill and wife Dee of Goose Creek, South Carolina, Glynn D. Thornhill of Winnfield, Mark Thornhill and wife Misty of Winnfield, Stephen A. Thornhill also of Winnfield, two great grandsons Robbie Thornhill of Fort Myers Florida, Bryce B. Thornhill of Goose Creek South Carolina. She is also survived by two brothers Elzie Lee Smiley and wife Essie of Winnfield and Glynn Smiley and wife Jefflene of Jonesboro.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 on Thursday February 11, 2010 in the Zion Hill Baptist Church near Tannehill with Reverend Robert Leach and Reverend Melvin Lawson officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield.
Friends may visit with the family in the church on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until service time.