Graveside services for Lavelle Schmitton, of Longview, Texas will be held 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Lakeview Memorial Gardens under the direction of Welch Funeral Home of Longview. Mrs. Schmitton passed away Sunday, November 19th, 2017 at a local nursing facility.
She was born to James Alec and "Texas" Love Kelley in Five In One, Texas on January 14, 1926. She live in Longview since 1945 and married Bill Schmitton, who preceded her in death, in Sulphur Springs on January 1, 1955. Mrs. Schmitton was a banker with Austin Bank for 50 years and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.