Emma Arletta Smither

Jan 6, 1942 - Sep 19, 2019


Emma Arletta (Lea) Smither, age 77, of Monroe, WA, passed away Thursday Sept. 19,2019 In Everett.

She was born Jan. 6th, 1942, in Brownwood TX, she moved to Washington state with her mother, stepfather, sister and stepsister in the early 1950’s.

Lea graduated from West Seattle High School in 1960 and was a member of the marching band. Lea and her sisters enjoyed getting dressed up and going to the School dances. She married Ace Smither in 1962 and was a homemaker and raised 4 Children She later attended college and earned her Associates Degree and worked as a Certified Nursing Assistance in Monroe until she retired.  She enjoyed music and spending time with her grandchildren.

Lea is survived by her sister, Charlotte Hood, three daughters and two sons and thirteen grandchildren.  She also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss her.

Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday October 3rd, at Bonney Watson Funeral Home in Sea Tac, WA with burial to follow at Bonney Watson Cemetery.

Reception is from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.  after the burial at the funeral home.

Bonney Watson Funeral Home and Cemetery

16445 International Boulevard

Sea Tac, WA. 98188


To everything there is a season, a time for every
matter under heaven; a time to be born,
and a time to die; a time to plant,
and a time to pluck up what is planted;
a time to weep, and a time to laugh,
a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
a time to keep, and a time to cast away.



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Kelli Langager
Kelli Langager

We miss you and love you Mom

Carol Hurst Bogdaan
Carol Hurst Bogdaan

Pea has graduated into a world where she is while and out of pain. Do not greive she is at peace. It is very hard, I have learned that this last year. Everyone left behind will be ok.