Schmitt celebrates 95th birthday
Louise “Mema” Schmitt, of Maryville, will celebrate her 95th birthday at a reception at 6 p.m. Saturday at the home of Ray and Ethel Brown and at 3 p.m. Friday at Maryville Towers.
Mrs. Schmitt was born in Montgomery, Ala. to the late Edward and Maggie McGehee. She was married to the late Frank J. Schmitt.
Her family includes daughter Ethel Brown and husband Ray, of Alcoa, son Frank Schmitt and wife Bobbie of Huddleston, Va. and the late Dot Lisenby. She has eight grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was the owner of Schmitt’s Grocery in Crenshaw County, Ala. She attends First Baptist Church of Alcoa and loves to read and visit with friends at Maryville Towers. She is an inspiration to residents at Maryville Towers as she walks around the building morning and evening with her walker.