Wanda Smith

Friday, May 22, 2015

MARKED TREE -- Wanda Lee Smith, 66, of Marked Tree passed away May 19, 2015 at her home. Mrs. Smith was born to Alvie King Kirby and Janie Katherine Palmer Kirby, in Harrisburg. She was a homemaker and a member of Upper room Apostolic Church in Tyronza. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son Steven Lee Rios; one great-granddaughter Elana Marie Tilley; one sister Ruby Kirby; and two brothers Robert Kirby and James Kirby. Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband William James Smith of Marked Tree; three daughters Angela (William) Gann and Gina Tilley both of Marked Tree and Christy (Charles) Black of Niles, Mich.; one son Christopher (Cathey) Rios of Niles, Mich.; five sisters Sandy Holdenwald of Tennessee, Mammie Redd of Columbia, Tenn., Wilma Truelove and Linda Kirby of Marked Tree and Lillie Jones of Harrisburg; six brothers Bobby Kirby of Harrisburg, Jerry Kirby of Walnut Ridge, Larry Kirby of Mountain View, Harold Dean Kirby of Paragould, Gary Wayne Kirby of Brookland, and Alvie Kirby Jr. of Marked Tree; fourteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 9-10 a.m., Saturday, May 23, at the Upper Room Apostolic Church in Tyronza with the funeral services beginning at 10 a.m. with Bro. Lynn Vinson officiating. Burial will follow in Tyronza Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza is in charge of arrangements.