Ray Smith

Monday, April 23, 2018

TYRONZA - Ray Junior Smith, 87, died April 16, 2018 at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark. He was born January 25, 1931 in Waterloo, Ala. to Ott and Susie Terry Smith. Mr. Smith was a retired farmer and a member of Upper Room Apostolic in Tyronza. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Louise Smith; three brothers, Bill Smith, Hoss Smith and Delmer Smith; two sisters, Frances Crawford and Helen Tyree. He is survived by one son, Charles (Pamela) Smith of South Bend, Ind.; one daughter, Margie Lawson of Marion, Ark.; three brothers, Dick Smith of Waterloo, Aal., Rollen Smith of Tyronza and Ott Smith, Jr of Osceola, Ind.; one sister, Beadie May Kelly of Waterloo, Ala.; five grandchildren, Jeremy Smith and Amanda Clanton of Walkerton, Ind., Melissa Bernhoft and Thomas Lawson of Memphis, Tenn. and Elizabeth Holmes of New Philadelphia, Ohio. Funeral services were held April 19 at Upper Room Apostolic in Tyronza. Burial followed at Tyronza Cemetery in Tyronza with Bro. Dewayne Johnson officiating under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza.