Inez Parsons Smith

Inez Parsons Smith

Dec 3rd, 1913 - Sep 26th, 2017
  • Birth Date: Dec 3, 1913
  • Death Date: Sep 26, 2017
  • Funeral Date: Sep 30, 2017
  • Funeral Location: Umpire
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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.
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Marlene Bevill
Oct 28th, 2017 9:07 pm
Please accept my sincere sympathy. You are in my prayers and thoughts during this most difficult time. May God wrap His Loving Arms around you and provide a peace and comfort that only He can is my prayer. May your tears turn into smiles as you remember the good times. Just know I care and am thinking of and praying for you.
LaToya Johnson
Oct 6th, 2017 3:47 pm
I would like to express my deepest and heartfelt condolences to the family of Inez Smith. I am truly sorry for the lost that your family is feeling. Whenever we lose such a caring and loving person, it is the hardest thing that any of us can go thru. And because of that my thoughts and prayers are with your family. Take comfort in knowing that God never intent for us to deal with sickness or death. But have assurance in this wonderful promise that God holds out to us. He promise each of us that very soon he is going to reunite us back with all those loved ones that we have lost. (John 5:28,29) Until that time, cherish all the wonderful memories that you have of Mrs. Inez. These precious memories will console the family in the day's ahead.
James & Rhonda Mullen
Oct 2nd, 2017 1:20 pm
To all of the Family: We are so very sorry for your loss of Inez. She was such a good example for all of us. Please know we are thinking of all of you and praying that you will be granted an extra measure of strength at this time. We know you are already reflecting on so many wonderful memories. Maybe those will be a great comfort to you in the days ahead.

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