TRUMANN - Mr. J.L. Smith departed this life Saturday, August 21, 2016, in Jonesboro at the age of 68. Mr. Smith was born June 20, 1948 in Florence, Ala. to Homer and Nellie Scott Smith. He was a farm worker and of the Pentecostal faith.
Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Maness; two sisters, Nancy Smith and Ivydean Russell; a brother, Charles Smith and his parents.
Mr. Smith is survived by two sons, Bobby (Daina) Smith and Troy (Ty) Smith both of Trumann; three step-sons, Dewayne Milton and Terry Milton both of Trumann and Harvey Milton of Lake City; two sisters, Mary Burchfield and Josie Hatley both of Trumann; four brothers, Jimmy Smith of Trumann, Edward Smith of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Jerry Smith and Billy Smith both of Marked Tree; 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 24 at Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza with Bro. Jake Williams officiating. Burial was at Marked Tree Cemetery in Marked Tree with Wilson Funeral Home in charge.