Funeral services for John Henry Smith, 78, of Hilo, Ark. will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 26, 2010 at Frazer's Chapel in Warren, Ark. Burial in Hilo Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, June 25, 2010 at Frazer's.
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Mr. Smith passed away Tuesday, June 22, at home. He was born November 14, 1931 at Warren, Ark., a son of the late Thomas Elvin Smith and Ella Josephine Smith. He was a graduate of Warren High School, served in the Arkansas National Guard, was a retired manager of Affiliated Foods, Hermitage, was a deacon and member of Union Hill Baptist Church, a member of the Hermitage Lions Club and a charter member of the Hilo Hunting Club.
He is survived by his wife Eva Rae Wright Smith, whom he married on January 12, 1952; a son Johnny Ray "Butch" Smith of Bastrop; two grandchildren, Terri Lynn Bird and spouse Joe and William Clint Smith and spouse Stormy all of Bastrop; seven great-grandchildren, Donovan Trey Goyne, Ethan Cole Goyne, William Tyler Smith, Zachary Lane Smith, Jeremy Bird, Jessica Bird and Landon Powell.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers Thomas Winford Smith and William Earl Smith and four sisters Connie Eloise Morgan, Ercell Virginia Rogers, Nancy Evelyn Barnes and Lorraine Smith.
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Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise from June 24 to June 29, 2010