Geneva Smith

Friday, June 29, 2012

POCAHONTAS - Geneva Smith of Pocahontas died at her home June 24, 2012. Mrs. Smith was born Feb. 11, 1931 in Waterloo, Ala., to R.G. and Cordelia Collins. She was a homemaker and a member of Columbia Jarrett Baptist Church in Maynard.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Carl Smith; one granddaughter Cheryl Norwood; one great-grandson, Matthew Chase Childers; two sisters, Faye Holt and Clara Fuller; and four brothers, Robert Collins, Hershel Collins, Doyle Collins and Donald Collins.

Mrs. Smith is survived by two daughters, Phyllis Jackson of Pocahontas and Lu Ann (Lynn) Murray of Paragould; five sons, Gary (Judy) Smith and John (Margaret) Smith, Jr. both of Hughes, Ronald (Dewanna) Smith and Kenneth Smith both of Pocahontas and Michal (Cindy) Smith of Mayflower; one sister, Sara Simmons of Marked Tree; one brother, James Collins of Marked Tree; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were June 27 under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza with Bro. Bill Goode officiating. Burial followed in the Tyronza Cemetery in Tyronza.