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Trudy Lynn Thompson Smith

Smith, 67

Trudy Lynn Thompson Smith, 67, of Natalia, died on Thursday, July 1, 2021, surrounded by her family. She was born August 27, 1953, in Cotulla to G.B. “Bud” and Clara Thompson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Randy Thompson, Jeff Thompson, sister Jan Kayser and grandson Brayden Smith.
Trudy is survived by her husband of almost 50 years Sam Smith of Natalia, son Eric Smith of Natalia, daughter Holly Villanueva and husband Jonathan of San Antonio, grandchildren Devon Villanueva, Braelyn Smith, Zachary Villanueva, Charlotte Villanueva and Branson Smith and an extended family. She was an active member of First Baptist Church in Natalia where she attended church for over 60 years while teaching Sunday school for more than 30 years. She was also employed by Natalia ISD for over 25 years where she also serving the Natalia community.
Her hobbies included spending time with her family, crocheting and taking numerous trips to the casinos with family and friends.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, July 6 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Natalia Baptist Church with a prayer service recited at 6 p.m. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, July 7 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Devine with interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Devine.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to “Heart of a Mustang Toy Drive”-GoFundMe.
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