Laverne Rose Smith, age 88, of St. Charles, Missouri, and formerly of Cabot, Arkansas, died early Monday morning, October 14, 2013, at DePaul Health Center in Bridgeton, Missouri.

She was born February 9, 1925 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Edward and Martha Ruwe Rust.

Ms. Smith was a homemaker and a member of Cabot First Baptist Church in Cabot and Ridgecrest Baptist Church in St. Charles as well as Kiwanis Club of Cabot. She loved watching St. Louis Cardinals baseball.

She was united in marriage to Robert Letcher Smith in St. Louis and he preceded her in death.

Survivors include a daughter, Robin Smith of St. Charles; a sister, Doris Meierhoeffer of Palm Coast, Florida; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Robert.

Ms. Smith was cremated and her cremains will be encrypted with her husband in Cabot, Arkansas, at a later date. Interment services will be held at that time.