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Smith, Garcie A.

Garcie A. Smith of Exeter, Calif. died September 10, 1950 after a short illness. He was a resident of Plainview 28 years before moving to California two years ago.

He is survived by his widow, two sons and two daughters. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, September 21, 1950)


Smith, Garry Charles "Smitty"

Garry Charles "Smitty" Smith, age 51, of Russellville, AR died Saturday, March 15, 2008, at his home. He was born August 11, 1956, at Russellville to Charles Smith and Anna Sue Partain Hubbard. He was a roofer and in the National Guard. He liked the outdoors, hunting, fishing, gardening, and raising roosters.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Ted Smith and Delia Howard; and his maternal grandparents, Julius and Betty Partain.

Survivors include a son, Charles Ray Rolland Smith of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Kristy Karie and Matt Barnes of Perryville; his father, Charles Smith of Glenwood; his mother, Anna Sue Hubbard of Pelsor; four brothers and three sisters-in-law, Gene and Connie Fillion of Dover, Donnie and Ginger Fillion of Russellville, Bobby and Carla Fillion of Atkins, and Steven Smith Powell of Russellville; six sisters and two brothers-in-law, Linda and Jimmy Owens of Russellville, Judy and Dennis Tidwell of Danville, Diane Davis of Dover, Tina Dickey of Rock Springs, Wyoming, Dana Henry of Russellville, and Pamela Smith Powell of Russellville; two granddaughters and a grandson on the way; and numerous nephews and nieces and great nephews and nieces.

Graveside service will be held at 10 a. m. on Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at Langford Cemetery at Scottsville with the Rev. Arnold Humphrey officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. Active pallbearers will be Donnie, Gene, and Bobby Fillion, Jimmy Owens, Jimmy Lot, and Larry Thacker. Honorary pallbearers will be Dennis Tidwell and Matt Barnes. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 19, 2008)


Smith, Gary Neal

Gary Neal Smith, age 37, of Shreveport, La. a native of North Little Rock, died Sunday, February 9, 1986 at his home. He was an agriculture consultant, an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, an Eagle Scout and a member of Bellaire Baptist Church at Boosier City, La.

Survivors include two sons, Shawn and Rex Smith; two daughters, Christina and Selina Smith; his mother, Mrs. Maurine Strait Smith of Shreveport; a brother, Jim Kennedy of North Little Rock, and a sister, Jeanette Stacy of Houston, Texas.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church at Ola. Burial will be in Sandlin Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Smith, George Floyd

George Floyd Smith, age 70, of Hot Springs died Saturday, November 1, 1986 at the Arkansas Health Care Nursing Home in Hot Springs. He was a native of Yell County, a retired Pipe Fitter, the son of the late John C. and Elizabeth Reed Smith. He was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons Billy G. Smith of Paris, Charles R. Smith, and Bobby W. Smith both of Belleville. Two daughters Betty Ruth Lipe of Belleville and Georgia Smith of Farmington. Two brothers Calvin Hazel Smith and J. L. Smith both of Hot Springs. Two sisters Mrs. Grace Palmere, and Mrs. Zelma Blumhof both of Oklahoma City. Nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday with the Rev. Jim Bundy officiating. Interment was at the Upper Spring Creek Cemetery. Casket bearers were Clyde Bull, Olen Payne, Thurman Payne, Van Havner, John Bob Harkness and Othel May. Arrangements and Services were in care of the Cornwell Funeral Service (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 11/1/1986)


Smith, Glen Hubert

Glen Hubert Smith, age 60 of Bluffton, AR died Thursday, January 18, 2001 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville, AR. He was born in Plainview, AR on February 18, 1940. He was retired from Firestone, self employed carpenter and farmer. He loved to garden, hunt and fish, his saying was that he was a jack of all trades and master of none.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jeff Albert Smith.

He is survived by, his mother, Elva Marie Chesney Smith of Bluffton, AR, his sister, Carolyn Chenowith of Bluffton, AR; two sons, Randy and Jeff Smith both of Danville, AR; five daughters, Tomilene Schulze, Lynn Carter and Carla Langley all of Benton, AR, Joy Hanson of Olive Branch, MS and Angie Chronister of Hot Springs, AR and 11 grandchildren.

Funeral service was January 20, 2001 at the Cornwell Funeral Home Chapel in Danville, AR with Rev. David Hawkins officiating. Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Briggsville, AR. Pallbearers were, Randy Jeff Smith, Johnny Scott, Mark Chenowith, Bob Hanson and Jimmy Anderson. Honorary were Michael Scott and Troy Keener. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 24, 2001)


Smith, Grover Francis

Grover Francis Smith of Little Rock, brother of Ivan Smith of Dardanelle, died Saturday, December 21, 1985.

Survivors also include his wife, Mrs. Ersell Jo Doss Smith; a daughter, four other brothers, two sisters and a granddaughter.

Funeral and burial were today at Little Rock. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


Smith, Hannah Mae Hobbs

Hannah Mae Hobbs Smith (Mrs. Miles Ellison) was born 1887 in Rover, Yell County, AR, daughter of John Harvey and Nancy Elizabeth Hunt Hobbs. She died in Paramount, Los Angeles County, CA., June 18, 1984 at the age of 96. Her burial was at Rose Hills Memorial Cemetery Whittier, Los Angeles County, California. Mother of six, she raised 5 to adulthood, only her daughter Loretta Smith died in childhood at Mill Creek, Johnston County, Oklahoma in 1920.

Mae and Ellison had 3 boys: Lee, Joel and Bill and 2 girls: Lois and Eunice. After moving to California, she and her husband belonged to the Church of the Nazarene. Her husband, Miles Ellison preceded her in death, dying in 1973 at the age of 88. He is also buried in Rose Hills Memorial Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Kay McGee, Newspaper: , 6-18-1984)


Smith, Harry Oehrle, Jr.

Harry Oehrle Smith, Jr., age 64, of Ola died Sunday, August 12, 2012 at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. He was born April 5, 1948 at Camden, New Jersey to Harry Oehrle Smith, Sr. and Jennie Sollowski. He was of the Presbyterian Faith, a boiler maker with the Union Local 1998 in San Diego, CA for NASCO. He loved to go fishing, bowling, and he loved his country and his family.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Jennie Sollowski; one brother, Jimmy Smith.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Mary Smith of Ola; his father, Harry O. Smith, Sr. and step-mother Johanna; two sons, Harry O. Smith III and wife Jennifer of Dardanelle, Billy Smith and wife Tisha of Ola; one brother, Keith Allen Smith and wife Barbara of New Jersey; eight grandchildren, Elizabeth, Jaelyn, Harry O. IV, Isabella, Matt, Haley, William Jr., and Rex as well as many other relatives.

Memorial service was August 17, 2012 at Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Bro. Don Irwin officiating. In Lieu of Flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home, 220 John Babish Lane, Russellville, Arkansas 72801. Cremation Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations in Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Condolences at www.cornwellfuneraIhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 22, 2012)

Smith, Harry P.

Funeral services for Harry P. Smith, 98, of Ola, who died January 4, 1960 in Lamar hospital, was conducted Friday in the First Methodist Church at Ola. Burial was in Ola Cemetery. Smith was a native of Pennsylvania and a retired telegraph operator. He was a Presbyterian.

Survivors include a son, Robert Smith of Omaha, Nebr.; four daughters, Mrs. Lester Copeland of Ola, Mrs. J. C. Graelener of Colorado Springs, Colo., Mrs. D. H. Packard of Huron, S. D. and Mrs. L. E. Racket of Greenley, Colo. ; 11 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, January 14, 1960)


Smith, Hazel Alene (Carpenter)

Hazel Alene Carpenter Smith, born November 8, 1913, went to be with her Lord October 1, 2011 in Bellflower, CA. Hazel was a native of Bluffton, Arkansas, the daughter of "Squire" Silas and Susie Cloninger Carpenter. She was married to John L. Smith, Sr. for 57 years. They had three sons.

She was preceded in death by husband, John; sons Jimmy Arch, and Donald Ray.

She is survived by her son, John and his wife Wanda of Cerritos, CA; five grandchildren, Shelley, Laura, Sandra, Donald, and Judy; 16 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. Hazel is also survived by special nieces Betty Oliver of North Little Rock, Anna Lou Allison of Bellevue, NE, Nettie Hawley of Kent, WA, Ann and Virginia of Springfield, OR, Martha Sue, Anna Ruth of CA, Jane of TX and nephew Floyd "Butch" Taylor along with several great nieces and nephews. Hazel loved reading her Bible, gardening and sharing her vegetables with family, friends and neighbors. She also loved Yellow Roses and when she came to CA to live with John & Wanda he planted a beautiful Yellow Rose Bush in her honor which made her very happy. Hazel graduated Valedictorian of her High School in Fourche Valley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her eldest sister Mima, who was like a mother figure to her since her mother died when she was 1 year old. Other deceased family members include brother George Lee Carpenter, sisters Dora Ferguson, Rose Taylor, and Dexter Ballew, grandson Jimmy Smith and a very special niece, Mary Alice Carroll, Helen Wagner and nephews Sonny Boy Carpenter, Kenneth Joe Carpenter, S.A. Ferguson, Billy Carl Ferguson and his son Kerry.

Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville. A graveside service will be conducted on Wednesday, October 19 at 10:00 AM at the Bluffton Cemetery. The song "Nothing But The Blood" sung by her great grandson Chase Merrell will be played from his CD, and her niece Betty Oliver will sing "Beulah Land." Reverend Monroe Hunt will be officiating. In lieu of flowers please give a donation to the Bluffton Cemetery, Box 15, Bluffton, AR 72827. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, AR Online guestbook and condolences at www.cornwellhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 12, 2011)

Smith, Helen M.

Helen M. Smith, age 61, of Dardanelle, AR. died Monday, March 22, 1999 at her home. She was born February 16, 1938 in Atkins, AR. She was a beautician, homemaker and mother.

She was preceded in death by her father, Nelson Polk and a son, Ken Allen Bond.

Survivors include her husband, Wayne Smith; her mother, Evelyn Burris Cliffton of Decatur, IL; two sons and daughters-in-law, Kenny and Peggy Bond of Russellville and Mark and Tina Smith of Dover, AR; one daughter and son-in-law, Rosie and Don Garner of Dardanelle, AR; one brother, David Yarborough of Missouri; two sisters, Pat Slade of Kentucky and Jean Young of Florida; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral was Thursday at Cornwell Chapel by the Rev. Mark Lashley. Burial was in Rest Haven Memorial Park in Russellville by Cornwell Funeral Service of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 31, 1999)


Smith, Imajean Neighbors

Imajean Neighbors Smith, age 82, of Harvey, Yell County, AR. died Friday, January 22, 1999 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. She was born July 8, 1916 in Bushyhead, OK to the late Henry and Pearl Lesley Neighbors. She was a homemaker and mother and a member of the Nola Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Preston Neighbors and Claudie Neighbors.

Survivors are one daughter and son-in-law, Dorotha and Roy Lee Austin of Harvey; two brothers and sister-in-law, Opal Neighbors and Raymond and Oneida Neighbors all of Tulsa, OK; one sister, Villa Neighbors of Harvey, AR; three grandsons and granddaughters-in-law, Roy and Cynthia Hodes of Rover, AR. Donny and Sandy Austin of Harvey, AR. and Mike and Pepper Austin of Waldron, AR; six great-grandchildren, Nathane, Deven and Savannah Hodges of Rover, AR. Justin Austin of Harvey, AR. and Ashley and Kelsey Austin of Waldron, AR.

Services were January 25, 1999 at the Nola Church of Christ by Charles Brazell and Walter Golding. Interment was in the Parks Cemetery at Nola by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 27, 1999)


Smith, Ina Sue

Ina Sue Smith, age 68 of Belleville, died Saturday, April 19, 2003 at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was born in Waveland, Arkansas on December 12, 1934, daughter of the late Walter Orville, and Carmen Estelle Shott Nelms. She was a homemaker and mom.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Odell Nelms.

Survivors include her husband, Deward Earl Smith; a son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Allyson Smith of Havana; two daughters and sons-in-law, Jody and Jerry Hamrick of Centerville, Peggy and Keith Briggs, of Bryant, Arkansas; three brothers, Dow Nelms of Belleville, Doyle Nelms of Waveland, and Cleatus Nelms of Havana; two sisters, Thelma Berry of Erving, Texas, Gene Miller of Belleville; brother-in-law, Paul Dean Smith of Havana and Donnie Gene Smith of Fort Smith, Uncle Waymon Nelms of Magazine; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 23, 2003 at 10:00 a. m. at Shott Cemetery in Waveland, Arkansas. Pallbearers will be Chris Bush, Jason Ridenour, Scott Self, Keith Briggs, Keith Smith, and Rusty Petty cord. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 23, 2003)


Smith, Isabell

Isabell Smith, 98, of Ola died Wednesday, February 28, 2007, at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. Born March 3, 1908, in Perry County, she was the daughter of the late George and Rebecca Smith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Dan Smith, sister, Lorena Eldridge.

Survivors include a niece, June Metcalf of Tulsa, OK and a grand-nephew, Bill Hughes of OK. Burial service was at Smith Cemetery in Perryville by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 7, 2007)


Smith, Ivor Clara

Mrs. Ivor Clara Smith, 54, formerly of Yell County, died at her home in Maysville, Okla. Thursday morning, March 29, 1956.

Survivors include her husband, Jess Smith, five daughters of Maysville, Okla. and Walton, Ky.; two sons of Maysville; three sisters, Mrs. Willie Campbell and Mrs. Wilma Barnett of Danville and Mrs. Eunice Havner, Waltreak; one brother, Gentry Keener, also of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, April 12, 1956)


Smith, J. J. (Mrs.)

Mrs. J. J. Smith, age 61, died Monday in the home of her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Austin. She was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church.

Surviving relatives include her husband, J. J. Smith of Aly, three sons, George of Mt. Pine. Evert of Hot springs and Jack of Aly, and three daughters, Mrs. C. H. Austin and Mrs. Guy Swaim of Aly and Mrs. Odell Howerton of Mt. Pine, seventeen grand children and one great grandchild. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas - Originally published on Thursday, September 22, 1949)


Smith, Jacob Charles

Jacob Charles Smith, infant son of Tim and Janet Roberson Smith passed away on Monday, June 7, 2004 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. Other survivors are his grandparents, Bill and Cleva Smith of Plainview, Gary and Bridgette Roberson of Rover, Wanda Shepard of Arkadelphia, great-grandparents, Betty Roberson Covey and JL Covey of Rover and Jessie Smith of Plainview and a host of uncles, aunts and cousins.

Graveside services will be Wednesday, 6:00 pm graveside at Salem Cemetery with Rev. David Williams officiating. Pallbearers were Steve Smith and Richard Smith. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 9, 2004)


Smith, James Carl

James Carl Smith, age 83, of Dardanelle died Saturday, February 9 at River Valley Medical Center in Dardanelle. He was born July 31, 1929 in Boydell, Arkansas to the late Tommy and Verder Smith. He was a life long resident of Greenville and Leland, Mississippi. He was a 32 Degree Mason and a gas and oil distributor. He was a Korean Air Force Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Mary Elizabeth Smith and a sister.

Survivors are his son and daughter-in-law, Buster and Cheryl Smith of Russellville, two grandchildren, Merideth Smith and Justin Saughter of Russellville.

Graveside memorial services will be at 2:00P.M.,Wednesday, February 13 at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle with Pastor Gail Cole Brooks officiating. Memorial may be made to First United Methodist Church, Manna House, 304 South Commerce, Russellville, AR 72801. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Concolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 13, 2013)

Smith, James Carl

James Carl Smith, age 83, of Dardanelle died Saturday, February 9 at River Valley Medical Center in Dardanelle. He was born July 31, 1929 in Boydell, Arkansas to the late Tommy and Verder Smith. He was a life long resident of Greenville and Leland, Mississippi. He was a 32 Degree Mason and a gas and oil distributor. He was a Korean Air Force Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Mary Elizabeth Smith and a sister.

Survivors are his son and daughter-in-law, Buster and Cheryl Smith of Russellville, two grandchildren, Merideth Smith and Justin Saughter of Russellville.

Graveside memorial services will be at 2:00P.M.,Wednesday, February 13 at Brearley Cemetery in Dardanelle with Pastor Gail Cole Brooks officiating. Memorial may be made to First United Methodist Church, Manna House, 304 South Commerce, Russellville, AR 72801. Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. Online Guest Book and Concolences at www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 13, 2013)

Smith, James D.

James D. Smith, Belleville, aged 87, a retired farmer, died January 6, 1960. He was a Methodist and a member of the Masonic Lodge for over 50 years.

He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Mary Lee Caldwell of Belleville; one son, Ben Smith of Dallas, Tex. six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, January 7, 1960)


Smith, Jason W. Former Plainview Mayor

Jason W. Smith, age 79, a resident of Plainview, AR died Friday, January 3, 1997 at Dardanelle Nursing Center at Dardanelle, AR. He was born on September 22, 1917 at Plainview, AR to Elmer and Clara Vest Smith. He was married to Nelle for 51 years. He was a former mayor of Plainview and also was a Merchant at Plainview. He was an Army Veteran of World War II.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Clara Smith; three brothers, Boss, P. K. and Robert Smith; and an infant son.

Survivors include wife, Nelle Ricker Smith of Plainview, AR; two daughters and son-in-law, Melissa Smith of Ashdown, AR. and Mr. and Mrs. Randy (Nina) Bolton of Russellville, AR; two sons and daughters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Jason "Rick" Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Smith all of Marshall, TX; six grandsons, one granddaughter, two great-grandsons; step mother, Minnie Smith of the Ola Nursing Home and a sister, Dorothy Tucker of Dardanelle, AR.

Funeral service was January 6, 1997 at the Plainview United Methodist Church officiated by Rev. Royce Savage and assisted by Rev. Tom Moreland. Burial was in Salem Cemetery at Plainview. Memorials may be made to Salem Cemetery Fund. Casketbearers were Elmer Padgett, Dennis Smith, Don Ross, Joe Dishongh, Bill Yates and Gary Bollan. Honorary were grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, January 8, 1997)


Smith, Jasper "J. B."

DARDANELLE - Jasper "J. B." Smith, age 72, of Dardanelle died Sunday, November 9, 1986. He was a retired heavy duty mechanic for Riggs Tractor Co. a Navy veteran, and a member of Morrilton Masonic Lodge 105, Veterans of Foreign Wars and First United Methodist Church at Adona.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Grace Turner Smith, and a brother, Bruce Smith of Petit Jean Mountain.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a. m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church at Adona. Burial will be in Fowler Cemetery by Harris Funeral Service of Morrilton. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Smith, Jennifer Ellen

Jennifer Ellen Smith, age 16, of Rock Spring, WY, formerly of Ola, AR, died Monday, March 29, 1999. She was born October 22, 1982 in Amarillo, TX and was a 10th grade student.

She is survived by her parents, Ronald Wayne and Donna Byrd Smith of Rock Springs, WY and a sister, Amanda Smith of Rock Springs, WY.

Services were held Saturday, April 3, 1999 at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle, AR with Rev. Wayne Bookout and Rev. Bradley Finkbeiner officiating. Interment was in Salem Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, April 7, 1999)


Smith, Jessie Lee

Jessie Lee Smith, age 97, of Danville died Sunday, July 23, 2006 at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. Born September 13, 1908 in Danville she was the daughter of the late Charlie Arthur and Lela Carr Staggs. She was a homemaker and mother and a member of the Plainview Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Smith; daughters, Peggy Sue Stewart, Betty Lou Smith; brothers, Noble Staggs, Opal Staggs; sisters, Ruby Staggs, Lola Shubert; great-grandsons, Jacob, Samuel and Lucas Smith and great-great-grandson, Bradley Smith.

Survivors are two sons and daughters-in-law, Billy and Cleva Smith and Robert and Loa Smith all of Plainview; daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Larry Bates of Plainview, eleven grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 12 great great-grandchildren.

Services were held Tuesday, July 25 at the Plainview Church of Christ with Butch Gossett officiating. Burial was in Salem Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Pallbearers were grandsons. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, July 26, 2006)


Smith, Jewel Gladden (Memory Card)

Mrs. Jewel Gladden Smith, age 96 of Dumas, Arkansas born in Briggsville, Arkansas on January 8, 1900, she was the daughter of the late, William Frank and Susan Tolbert Mathis Gladden.

Mrs. Smith departed this life in Dumas, Arkansas on September 12, 1996, she was preceded in death by her husband, Maurice N. Smith. She was a homemaker and member of the First United Methodist Church, U. M. W. Willie Arnold Circle and Eastern Star.

Services Saturday, September 14, 1996 at 3:00 P. M. in the Griffin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Therral Wilson, officiating, followed by burial in Walnut Lake Cemetery.

Survivors are her son, Nathan Smith of Glendale, Arizona also two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, Gardner Nursing Home, Star City, Arkansas or your favorite charity in her name. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 9/12/1996)


Smith, Joe T. Jt

Joe T. Smith "JT", age 83 of Waveland, Arkansas was born November 16, 1924 in Booneville, Arkansas to John M. and Willie M. (Oliver) Smith. He passed away February 21, 2008 in Danville, Arkansas. He was a heat & air repairman and could also repair TVs, radios, and guns. He attended the Waveland Church.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Smith.

Funeral service was held February 25, 2008 at Roberts Memorial Chapel in Booneville with burial in Carolan Cemetery near Booneville, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

Joe is survived by one son, Barry Smith of Waveland, AR; one brother, Jim L. Smith of Montana.

Pallbearers were Harold Taylor, Sam Oliver, J. C. Woodliff, Neal Preston, Don Oliver, Sammy Oliver, Dennis Taylor, and Homer Wilson. The family will visit with friends from 2 to 4:00 p. m. Sunday afternoon at Roberts Funeral Home. Obituary by Roberts Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 27, 2008)


Smith, Joe Wayne

PLAINVIEW - Joe Wayne Smith, age 54, of Plainview died June 22, 1986 at St. Vincent's Infirmary at Little Rock. He was a native of Plainview, a rancher and businessman. He was the son of the late Chester Arthur Smith, and a member of the Plainview Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Sue Robinson Smith; a son, John Wayne Smith; a granddaughter, Cindy Smith; his mother, Mrs. Okla Smith; a brother, Charles Smith, and a half brother, William C. Reich, all of Plainview, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral was at 3 p. m. today at the Plainview School auditorium by Garland Lipe. Burial was to be at Salem Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service. Active pallbearers Joe Dishongh, Robert Lee Smith, Dennis Smith, Bob Forrest, Billy Smith, Jimmy Cunningham and Hoyt Dale. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Smith, Joe Wayne

Joe Wayne Smith, age 54, a resident of Plainview, died Sunday June 22, 1986 at St. Vincents Infirmary. He was the son of the late Chester Arthur Smith. He was a rancher and a member, of the Plainview Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Sue Smith, one son, Johnny Wayne Smith, daughter-in-law, Nancy Gale Smith, granddaughter, Cindy Smith, Mother, Okla Smith. One brother, Charles Smith, one half-brother, William C. Reich. All of Plainview. A number of nieces and nephews.

The service was held Monday at the Plainview School Auditorium. Burial at Salem Cemetery Garland Lipe officiating. Pallbearers were Joe Dishough, Robert Lee Smith, Dennis Smith, Bob Forrest, Billy Smith, Jimmy Cunningham and Hoyt Dale. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 6/22/1986)


Smith, John Boyce (Mrs.) (50 Years Ago)

Mrs. John Boyce Smith, 88, died at the Desha County Hospital at Dumas last week.(1957) She was a Methodist and lived at Briggsville for many years.

Survivors include nine sons, Maurice and Leo of Dumas, N.N. of Pickens, Odell of Hot Springs, Charlie of Tulsa, Will of Atoka, Okla., John A. of Shallowater, Texas, Lloyd of Lodi, Calif, and Opal of Dexter, Oregon; three daughters, Mrs. J. M. Benefield of El Centro, Calif., Mrs. R. N. Crockett of Dermont, Mrs. John Spessard of Mansfield; 27 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren and three great great-grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record 50 Years Ago, Danville, Arkansas, 2/29/1957)


Smith, John Monroe

John Monroe Smith, age 66 of Waveland, died at his home. He was a native of Scott County, a member of the Free Will Baptist Church and a Rock Island section employee.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Willie Grace Smith; two sons, Joe Smith of Waveland and Sgt. Jimmy Smith of Texas; one brother, Jack Smith of Booneville; one sister, Mrs. Pearl Sizemore of Gould; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Long Ridge Church near Booneville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Oct 1963)

Smith, Johnnie Nell

Johnnie Nell Smith, age 70, of Dardanelle, AR died Wednesday at Johnson Regional Medical Center in Clarksville. She was born in Carden Bottom on August 3, 1929 to the late Eurby and Johnnie Mae Maxey Moore. She was the widow of Ted Smith, member of the Faith Church, the Council Oaks 589 Order of Easter Star, was a mother and homemaker.

She was preceded in death by, a daughter, Shelia Smith and three brothers, Peck Moore, Dick Moore and J. E. Moore.

She is survived by, three daughters and sons-in-law, Janice and Michael Maggard of Russellville, Cheryl and Dale Kenner of Knoxville, AR and Cindy and Robin Carpenter of Havana, AR; three brothers, William E. Moore of Russellville, Keith Moore and Scotty Moore both of Dardanelle, AR; three sisters, Ora Faye Tousky, Opal Alexander Fisher and Ruby Moore all of Dardanelle, AR; seven grandchildren, Hillary Vodrazka, Dallas Eidson, Michael Williams, Angelique Keener, Chelsey Maggard, Joshua and Caleb Carpenter; three great grandchildren, William and Summer Vodrazka and Garrett Eidson and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Saturday at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle with Rev. David Jay officiating. Burial was in the Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 24, 1999)


Smith, Joseph Edgar

Joseph Edgar Smith, aged 72, of Havana, a retired cotton gin operator, died Tuesday at a hospital in Danville. He was a native of Yell County and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include a son, James Smith of Oklahoma; four daughters, Mrs Nathan Mabel Walker and Mrs. Sybil Wiser, both of Oklahoma, Mrs. Mae Pierce of Charleston and Miss Josie Smith of Havana, a sister, Miss Fronie Smith of Havana; seven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

Funeral will be today at 2:30 p.m. at the Havana Church of Christ. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on April 1963)

Smith, Joseph Edgar

Joseph Edgar Smith, aged 72, of Havana, a retired cotton gin operator, died Tuesday at a hospital in Danville. He was a native of Yell County and a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include a son, James Smith of Oklahoma; four daughters, Mrs Nathan Mabel Walker and Mrs. Sybil Wiser, both of Oklahoma, Mrs. Mae Pierce of Charleston and Miss Josie Smith of Havana, a sister, Miss Fronie Smith of Havana; seven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

Funeral will be today at 2:30 p.m. at the Havana Church of Christ. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on April 1963)

Smith, Julia Ann

Mrs. Julia Ann Smith, age 67, of Ola died Thursday, December 17, 1981 at Yell County Nursing Home at Ola. She was a former clerk, daughter of the late Marion and Ida Bell Hankins George, and was a member of Park Place Baptist Church at Little Rock.

Survivors include her husband, P. K. Smith of Benton and a daughter Mrs. Ida Marie Honeycutt of Sherwood, and three granddaughters, Karen, Kathy and Kristie Honeycutt of Sherwood.

Funeral was Monday at Birta Baptist Church by the Rev. John Holbrook. Burial was in Birta Cemetery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 12/17/1981)


Smith, Kenneth Leon

Kenneth Leon Smith, age 81, of Mena, passed away Monday, October 29, 2001, at his home. He was born January 20, 1920, in Yell County, AR, to the late Earl Smith and the late Virgie Joiner Smith. He was united in marriage to Frances Florene Crowe, January 15, 1949, in Havana, AR. Mr. Smith served in the U. S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a member of the First Assembly of God in Mena where he formerly served as Deacon and Secretary Treasurer. Mr. Smith was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, and great grandfather.

Survivors include his wife, Florene Smith of Mena, AR; a son, Ken and his wife Rita Smith of Nacogdoches, Texas; two daughters, Darlene and her husband Earl Teeter of Waxahachie, Texas, and Carol Roberts of Mena, AR; a brother, Harold Smith of Dardanelle, AR; 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Lonnie Smith and Glen Smith.

Funeral services were Thursday, November 1, 2001, at 2 p. m. in the First Assembly of God Church in Mena with Brother Eddie Passmore, Brother Ron Tilley, and Brother Earl Teeter officiating. Graveside services were Friday, November 2 at 11 a. m. in the Havana Cemetery in Havana, AR, under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Visitation was Wednesday, October 31, 2001, from 5 to 7 p. m. at Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 7, 2001)


Smith, Lester

Lester Smith, 78, a resident of Norman, OK, died Monday, Nov. 23, 1998 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center at Russellville. Born March 27, 1920 in Pope County to Joe and Blanch Horseman) Smith, he was a plumber with Petrolane Gas Co. a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. H was preceded in death by his first wife, Allene Smith; a stepson, James Kinder and three brothers and one sister.

Survivors include his wife, Bertha Smith of Norman; two sons, Carroll Smith of Russellville and David Smith of London; one daughter, Mildred Dotson of Centerville; two brothers, Robert Smith of Tulsa and Melvin Smith of Russellville; two sisters, Naomi Roberts of Norwalk, CA and Bertha Byrum of Dover; two stepsons, Ray Boyce of Norman, OK and Ted Boyce of Tyler, TX; two stepdaughters, Billie Carter of Tyler and Mavis Mickle of Norman; and several grand children and great-grandchildren.

A graveside funeral service was held at 1 p. m. Wednesday at East Point Cemetery in Russellville by the Rev. Joseph Hubbard. Pallbearers Active-Michael Smith, Carl Smith, Ted Boyce, Ray Boyce, Ed Carter and Ron Mickle. Honorary-David Burris. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 2, 1998)


Smith, Lester Lee

Lester Lee Smith, 68, of Bluffton, Arkansas passed away Sunday, June 2, 2013. He was born May 12, 1945 in Hot Springs to Elmer and Dorsie Lee Smith. Lester was a hard working farmer. He was a 'Mr. Fix-It' and could build or repair anything. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Lester was a devoted family man who was dearly loved and will be deeply missed. He was predeceased by his parents.

Lester is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 36 years, Joyce Smith of Bluffton; sons, Ray Duncan of Bluffton and Johnny Lee Smith (Brenda) of Prince George, Virginia; granddaughter, Korrina Smith of Prince George, Virginia; brother, Walter Smith (Pat) of Buckville; uncle, Virgil Redwine (Jessie) of Mountain Pine; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was June 5 at Caruth Village Funeral Home with Bros. J.D. Hooper and Jimmie Scott officiating. Burial was in Bluffton Cemetery. Pallbearers included Michael Huff, Elden Harper, Rick Sherrill, Seth Sherrill, Raymond Sexton and Roger Smith. Honorary pallbearers included Everett Caldwell, Robert Harper, Kenneth Keener, Russell Branam, Pete Morris, Don Denham and Tom Noel. Guests may register at www.caruth-hale.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on June 12, 2013)

Smith, Lester Lee

Lester Lee Smith, 68, of Bluffton, Arkansas passed away Sunday, June 2, 2013. He was born May 12, 1945 in Hot Springs to Elmer and Dorsie Lee Smith. Lester was a hard working farmer. He was a 'Mr. Fix-It' and could build or repair anything. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Lester was a devoted family man who was dearly loved and will be deeply missed. He was predeceased by his parents.

Lester is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 36 years, Joyce Smith of Bluffton; sons, Ray Duncan of Bluffton and Johnny Lee Smith (Brenda) of Prince George, Virginia; granddaughter, Korrina Smith of Prince George, Virginia; brother, Walter Smith (Pat) of Buckville; uncle, Virgil Redwine (Jessie) of Mountain Pine; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was June 5 at Caruth Village Funeral Home with Bros. J.D. Hooper and Jimmie Scott officiating. Burial was in Bluffton Cemetery. Pallbearers included Michael Huff, Elden Harper, Rick Sherrill, Seth Sherrill, Raymond Sexton and Roger Smith. Honorary pallbearers included Everett Caldwell, Robert Harper, Kenneth Keener, Russell Branam, Pete Morris, Don Denham and Tom Noel. Guests may register at www.caruth-hale.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on June 12, 2013)

Smith, Lloyd Lendon

DARDANELLE - Lloyd Lendon Smith, age 86, of Dardanelle died Tuesday, January 22, 1985. He was a retired banker, son of the late Juie and Martha Blackwell Smith, and a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include several cousins.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m, Thursday at First Baptist Church by the Rev. Tony Berry. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1985)


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