Mamie L. Smith, 84, of Lubbock, died on July 13, 2017 in Lubbock. Funeral services were held at 11 am Monday, July 17, 2017 in the Hammons Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was Littlefield Memorial Park, with Hammons Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Visitation was held at the funeral home Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 1-5 pm. Mamie Lela Griffin was born on June 24, 1933 in Haskell, Texas to Lige Griffin and Helen (Weaver) Griffin. She married Harry Martin and he preceded her in death in April of 1967. She had worked for many years, until her retirement, as a unit medical secretary at the former Methodist Hospital of Lubbock. She married James M. Smith in Lubbock on July 20, 1972. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Harry Martin; a son, Terry Charles Martin; and a daughter, Mary Alice Jester. Survivors include her husband, James Smith of Lubbock; her sons, Jack L. Martin, Howard E. Martin, Brian L. Smith, and Brook D. Smith; her daughter, Sandra Howell; her daughter-in-law, Bryanna Martin; her brothers, Billy Griffin and Eugene Griffin; her sisters, Alene Leathers and Pauline Reynolds, and 29 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

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