Obit: Camille Ward Schmidt

Friday, June 12, 2009

Mrs. Camille Ward Schmidt, 88, of Eagleville, formerly of Alexandria, La., died Tuesday, June 9, 2009, at Alive Hospice in Nashville.

Mrs. Schmidt was a native of Pineville, La. She was a graduate of Louisiana College and taught special education for 27 years in Alexandria, La.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John Wilson and Ruby Dale Taylor Ward; husband, Richard A. Schmidt Sr.; and daughter, Eunice Schmidt.

She is survived by her sons, Richard (Brenda) Schmidt Jr. of Eagleville and Gordon (Mary Jo) Schmidt of Spring Hill; brother, Jerry (Carolyn) Ward of Eunice, La.; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 14, from the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home in Alexandria, La., preceded by visitation, starting at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Alexandria Memorial Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made to Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson St., Nashville, TN 37203

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of local arrangements.