Lyda Rachelle (Smith) Elliott, passed from this life on Wednesday December 8, 2021 at the age of 53. Lyda was born January 23,1968 to Billy Oscar Smith and Joy Labeth (Newman) Smith. Rachelle grew up in Sherwood, OK with her five siblings. Rachelle married the father of her children Ray Elliott on March 17, 1990, in Mt. Herman, OK. She had two children David Elliott and Tabitha Brooks; they both were her world. Chelle as her friends and family called her, loved singing, spending time with her friends and traveling. She especially loved game nights and karaoke with her family as well as playing Just Dance. Rachelle enjoyed the outdoors and loved walking and hiking. Rachelle worked as an office manager at the Forest Heritage Center in Beaver’s Bend State Park, and she enjoyed the park where she worked.
She was preceded by her parents, Billy and Joy Smith; sister, Rebecca Smith.
She is survived by her children, David Elliott of Durant, OK, Tabitha Brooks and husband Chase of Bromide, OK; siblings, Regina Slaton and husband Edward of Sherwood, OK, Bryon Smith and wife Sharla of Sherwood, OK, Brad Smith and wife Jessica of Eagletown, OK, Bruce Smith and wife Gabrielle Smith of Colorado Springs, CO; grandson, Jayden of Bromide, OK, aunts, uncles and a host of relatives and friends.
The family ask if you can wear purple to the service in honor of Rachelle, as it was her favorite color.
Visitation will be Saturday 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. December 11, 2021 at Bunch Singleton Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Bunch Singleton Funeral Home.
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