Claude Wayne Smith

Thursday, January 3, 2002

Claude Wayne Smith, 81 of Keiser, Ark. died December 25, 2001 at his home. He was born September 22, 1920, a retired farmer, a Baptist and a lifetime resident of Mississippi County.

His wife Ruby Smith of the home, one son, Claude Smith, Jr. o survives Mr. Smithf Keiser, four stepsons, J. R. Owens of Wauchula, Fla., Billy Owens of Waynesboro, Tenn., James Owens of Polk City, Fla., Johnny Owens of Manchester, Tenn., two stepdaughters, Frances Hudson of Keiser, Ark. and Becky Owens of Keiser, Ark., one brother, Archie Smith of Batesville, 17 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were December 28, 2001 at 2 p.m. at Wilson with Bro. Huey Meherg officiating and burial in Rivercrest Gardens in Marie, Ark.

The family received visitors on December 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola had charge of services.