Brian Smith(1957 - 2013)

Brian G. Smith, 55

Brian G. Smith, age 55, of Oakland, Arkansas passed away Saturday, January 19, 2013 at his residence in Oakland after a battle with liver cancer. He was born August 25, 1957 to George Glen Smith and Marilyn Ann Smith in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.

Brian loved the outdoors and had a wonderful sense of humor. He lived life to the fullest and will truly be missed by all. He was the owner of The Barn Café in Oakland.

He is survived by his wife Marlene Berezik of Oakland; two daughters: Michele and Amanda Smith of Clinton Township, Michigan; his Mother: Marilyn Smith and David of Abita Springs, Louisiana, two sisters: Joanne Rooney and Rodger of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Patricia Smith-Moore of Covington, Louisiana; two brothers: Martin Smith and Tina of Casco, Michigan, and Dean Smith of Oakland, Arkansas, as well as several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father; George Glen Smith.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are by Twin Lakes Cremation Society & Funeral home.


Published in Baxter Bulletin on Jan. 22, 2013