Donald Ray Smith, age 71, passed from this life Wednesday night March 13, 2013 at the Washington County Nursing and Rehab Center. Donald was born March 27, 1941 at Hinson's Crossroads in Vernon, to the late Sanford and Christian (Anderson) Smith. Mr. Smith is a Retired Untied States Air Force Master Sergeant and worked as a Transportation Coordinator for the Tri County Council. He is a member of Lake View Methodist Church and a member of the Vernon Masonic Lodge 164 and also the U.S.A.F. Sergeants Association.
Survivors include four cousins, Broward Padgett of Vernon, Flora Nell Kerr of Fort Walton Beach, Jimmy Smith of Dunnellon, and Virginia Robertson of Brandon.
Family received friends Friday, March 15, 2013 for visitation at Brown Funeral Home Main Street Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral service were held Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 2 p.m., at Brown Funeral Home Main Street Chapel with Larry Justice officiating. Interment followed at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery at Hinson Crossroads, Vernon, with Masonic Honors and Brown Funeral Home directing. Family and friends may sign the online register at www.brownfh.net