Earl Smith

Friday, February 20, 2015

Earl Smith, 79, of Tyronza, died of heart failure on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in Jonesboro.

Born Jan. 17, 1936, in Florence, Alabama, he was a retired farmer and a Pentecostal.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Smith and Maudie Smith; his wife, Laura Smith; a son, Roy Rogers Johnson; and three brothers, Dick Smith, Rex Smith and Sam Smith.

Mr. Smith leaves two special nieces, Ann Chapman of Tyronza and Brenda Lard of Jonesboro;

His twin sister, Merl (Billy) Hood of Tyronza, and sisters Helen (Leroy) Turner of Payneway, Edna Davis of Trumann and Elsie Witt of Trumann; and

One brother, Clarence (Mary) Smith of Trumann.

Funeral services, officiated by Brother Lynn Vinson, were held Thursday at Wilson Funeral Home of Tyronza; burial was at Tyronza Cemetery.