November 19, 2018
SMITHVILLE — Lola Jean Steele, 65, died Nov. 16, 2018, at her residence. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home in Amory with Chris Owensby and Danny Burks officiating. Burial will follow at Kirby’s Tucker Memorial Cemetery in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Steele was born April 23, 1953, in Benton Harbor, Michigan, to the late James and Helen Jean Mullins Gordon. She was formerly employed with Jim and Jeans and Dairy Kream. She attended Amory Church of God. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Joyce Gordon and Anita “Sissy” Stacy. She is survived by her husband, Robert Steele of Smithville; sons, Michael Dodd of Smithville, Mark Dodd of Birmingham, Alabama and Nathan Sloan of Amory; sister, Milla Gay Walker of Etheridge, Alabama; brothers, Elton Wayne Kirby of Mountain Home and Milton Morris of Tampa, Florida; and four grandchildren.