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Kenneth Smith

Kenneth Smith

Mr. Kenneth (Boo) Eugene Smith, 72, of Jonesboro, Arkansas, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at NEA Baptist Hospital. Mr. Smith was born on December 16, 1941 in Jonesboro, Arkansas to the late Fred and Josephine Smith. Mr. Smith was a retired truck driver for Superior Forwarding Company and Central Transport for 30 years. He was a member of Shepherds Heart Church, a family man, and an avid sports fan. His passion was his grandchildren and golf. His grandchildren played soccer, football, softball, golf, and participated in cheerleading and he never missed a game or cheering competition regardless of rain, sleet, cold or heat.

Survivors include; his wife of 50 years: Mary Smith of the home; one daughter; Misti Vickery and husband Ed of Jonesboro, Arkansas; one son: Shawn Smith and wife Angie of Jonesboro, Arkansas; five grandchildren: Jacob Vickery, Seth Vickery, Sarah Vickery, Channing Smith, and Sheridan Smith all of Jonesboro, Arkansas; seven brothers and sisters: Bob Smith of Dupo, Illinois, Nancy Lee of Dupo, Illinois, Betty Mustain of St. Joseph, Minnesota, Helen Levin of Red Bluff, California, Dorothy Massanelli and husband Bob of Jonesboro, Arkansas; Johnny Wayne Smith of Harrisburg, Arkansas; and Eugene Smith of Phoenix, Arizona; and a host of other family and friends.

Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his parents and six brothers and sisters. 

Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 7, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Shepherd’s Heart Church with Bro. James Strait officiating. Interment will follow at Mr. Zion Cemetery, Walcott, Arkansas under the direction of Faith Funeral Service. The family will receive visitors at the church on Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Pallbearers: Jeff Moses, Donnie Tennison, Blake Tennison, Brian Swain, Ralph Massanelli, Adams Williamson, Jeff Simmons, Rick McKenzie and Wayne Hale. Honorary pallbearers: Loyd Vickery, Carl Horne, Nick Nichols, Ray Maynard and Marty Crain. In lieu of flowers the family suggest lasting memorial be made to Shepherd’s Heart Church, 3226 Highway 351 N., Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401.

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William "sonny" Foster wrote on February 6, 2014 7:21 am

Boo was a good friend and really one of the good guys. He will be missed by family and his classmates of JHS. Our prayers are with his family.

Warren Dupwe wrote on February 6, 2014 10:36 am

Last time I saw Boo and Mary, they were waiting room of the doctors office. He told me of his health situation and then gave me one of his big smiles that he always had since we first met in JHS. Great person and my prayers go to you Mary and your family.

Bill Mclaughlin wrote on February 6, 2014 12:54 pm

He will be missed, sorry we can't be there. Bill and Florence McLaughlin, Brookland

Lorerinda wrote on February 6, 2014 2:09 pm

I am so sorry about Boo. My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family. May God comfort you during this time and always.

Jimmy Casey wrote on February 7, 2014 11:30 am

To Shawn and all of the Smith family , I am so sorry for your loss. I have known this fine family for many years. May God give you a peace during this time.

Jimmy Casey
Southern Marketing

Gary & Debbie Whitney wrote on February 9, 2014 7:50 pm

Shawn, Angie & Family,
You have our deepest sympathy on the loss of your dad.
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Gary & Debbie Whitney

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