Donald Smith


Donald Gerald “Jerry” Smith, 72 of Rison, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, May 10, 2014.

Born October 3, 1941, at Star City, he was a son of the late Edgar Tapler Smith and Emily Inez Buck Russell.

Mr. Smith was a member of New Beginnings Baptist Church. He was an outdoorsman, an avid gun collector and most notably, a family man.

Mr. Smith has been employed with the Bradley County Medical Center maintenance department for the last 17 years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two siblings, George Smith and Nancy Smith.

He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Mrs. Brenda Wright Smith; sons, David Webb (Nina), Kevin Webb, and Bryan Smith (Carrie); daughters, Shelia Magness (Thomas), and Tammie Moore (Kelly); siblings, Edgar Smith, Jr., Floyd Smith, Hardy Smith, Martha Fodor, Bruce Smith (Sharon), Phillip Smith (Betty), Mary Wright (David), and Jean Smith; 12 grandchildren, Blake, Dalton, Kody, Tracy, Tommy, Jerry “J.T.”, Rickey, Benny, Thomas “T.J.”, Megan, Chance, and Caleb; 20 great-grandchildren; and many other loving family and friends.

Funeral services will be Thursday, 1 p.m. at Fuller Hale-South Funeral Chapel with Brother Charles Cantwell officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials May be made to New Beginnings Baptist Church 8826 Old Warren Rd. Pine Bluff, Ark. 71601

Online condolences: FullerFunerals.com