GLADEWATER, Texas -- The mother of Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith has died in a Texas hospital at the age of 77.
Mae Smith had long suffered from diabetes. Gregory Dearion of Dearion & Davis Funeral Parlor in Gladewater said Smith's funeral is scheduled for Saturday afternoon at Jarvis Christian College in Hawkins, Texas. Dearion said Smith's husband died in 1996.
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