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Mrs. Lois Evelyn "Cooter" Smith Henry of Katy, passed away peacefully Monday, December 19, 2016. Lois was born to Earl and Pearl Smith on May 4, 1929 in Pennington, TX.

Lois will always be remembered as "Memom" to her five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren and for the love and kindness she showed to everyone she met. She was a loving Mother, amazing cook, talented seamstress and had the ability to bring out the greatest beauty in anything she planted. Lois was a lifelong devoted member of Spring Branch Presbyterian Church in Houston. She cherished her cats O'Malley and Smokey. Lois was greatly loved and will be deeply missed by a host of family and friends.

Preceded in death by her beloved husband of 66 years, B. W. Henry; Father and Mother, Earl and Pearl Smith; brothers "Buck", "Bill" and "Smitty" Smith.

She is survived by her sister, Margie Faye "Wigs" Eastepp; sister-in-law, Bobbie Smith; son, M. Kevin Henry and wife Martha of Cascade, CO and Weimar, TX; daughter, Terri Machac and husband Michael of Katy, TX; grandchildren, Robert Henry and wife Leslie of San Antonio; Michael Henry and wife Brook of Dallas; Leslie Krockenberger and husband Frank of Katy; Rachael Lee and husband Chris of Spring; Katy Phillips and husband Raymond of Warren; along with nine great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

We hold dear to our hearts with great appreciation Caretakers Nuru and Catherine for their devoted care to Lois and Wallace before their passing, and the kindness and care from The Orchard Assisted Living Facility and Tuscany Living Facility.

A memorial service was held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 21, 2016 at Spring Branch Presbyterian Church, 1215 Campbell Road in Houston.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Pennington Cemetery Association, H.C. 2 Box 133, Pennington, TX 75845.