MINEOLA - A funeral service for Mary Louise LaPoint, 78 of Mineola was held May 2 at Beaty Funeral Home, Mineola with Rev. Fred Morrow officiating.
Mrs. LaPoint died April 29, 2018, in Tyler. She was born February 22, 1940 in Mineola to the late Tom and Mary Frances Belcher. She was a retired supervisor for American Recreation and member of New Hope Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Troy Smith and brother, T.J. Belcher.
She is survived by her husband, Gene LaPoint of Mineola; daughters, Sheila Brotherton of Kansas City, Missouri and sister, Gail Barnett of Mineola; sisters Bobbie Bronsell, Missouri City, Texas and Debra Hitesman of Union City, Tennessee; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and five step-children.