Mrs. Inez Parsons Smith, age 103, a resident of Umpire, Arkansas, died Tuesday, September 26, 2017 in Dierks Health and Rehab.
She was born on December 3, 1913, to Samuel W. and Nettie L. Gordon Parsons. She was a farmer and homemaker, and a member of the Midway Church of Christ. She loved quilting and gardening and loved all children.
Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Smith; an infant daughter; son Ralph Smith; grandson, Todd Smith; parents, Samuel and Nettie Parsons; four sisters, Ethel Stacy, Anna McGee, Hazel Ward and Florene Thompson; and two brothers, Cecil Parsons and Jada Parsons.
She is survived by one son, Mack and wife Janet Smith of Umpire, Arkansas; one daughter, Mary Lou and husband Royce Golden of Murfreesboro, Arkansas; daughter-in-law, Verna Smith of Umpire; 3 brothers and a sister, Seldon Parsons of Umpire, Maye Davis of Kingston, Oklahoma, Gerald Parsons of Fort Smith, Arkansas and J.O. Parsons and wife Joyce of Texarkana, Texas; seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, 2 ½ great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Funeral services for Mrs. Smith will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 30, 2017, in the Midway Church of Christ with Danny White officiating. Burial will follow in the Saline Cemetery, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in Dierks.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Friday, September 29th at the funeral home in Dierks.
You may leave a condolence online at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com