Bennie Smith


Funeral services for Mr. Bennie R. Smith, 60, of Pine Bluff, passed February 01, at UAMS in Little Rock, will be Sunday 2:00 p.m., Damascus MBC in Grady, Ark, Rev. Robert Scott pastor.

He was born January 23, 1954 in Grady, Ark., son of the late Willie Smith Sr. and Lue Ella Jones. He was a Baptist. He received his education in Grady School District.

He was employed with W & A Manufacture as a printer until his retirement. He was preceded in death by his father, Willie Smith Sr., sister, Carol Bak, Brother, Lennon D. Lewis.

Survivors include his wife, Vera Smith; mother, Lue Ella Jones;, Son, Bennie D. Smith of Arlington, Texas, Kenneth Smith of Pine Bluff, Dana Jeffries of Chicago, Ill., Ray Smith of Crossett, Ark.; brother, Willie Smith Jr. of Arlington, Texas, James R. Jones of Pine Bluff, Milton Jones of Star City, Virgil (Mauricia) Jones of Daytonna, Fla.; sisters, Shunda Davis of Irvin, Texas, Charlotta Davis of Ducanwelle, Texas, Janice Jones of Pine Bluff, Ark., Ori Lea (Calvin) Hemphill of Grady, Ark., Stephanie Emanuel of Dayton, Fla., Alma Jones of Star City; brother, Carl Hall (Carlotta) Davis; five grand daughters, one grandson, one great-great grandson.

Visitation may be made Saturday 5-6 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery in Grady, Ark. Services by Perry Funeral Home.