Eva Rae Wright Smith
Funeral Date: 3/13/2012

Eva Rae Wright Smith age 77 of Hilo, AR. died Saturday, March 10th at the Woods Nursing Center in Monticello, AR. She was born September 4, 1934 in Jersey, AR. a daughter of the late Charles Ellis Wright and Birdie Holmes Wright. She was a homemaker, enjoyed gardening, and spending time with her family and grandkids. She was a member of Union Hill Baptist Church and the widow of John Henry Smith whom she married January 12, 1952 and he died June 22, 2010. Also preceding her in death were her brothers, Bill Wright and Charles “Punch” Wright. Survivors include a son, Johnny Ray ”Butch” Smith, Bastrop, LA. 2 sisters Emma Jean Harrod, Hermitage, AR. and Sue Reynolds, Blytheville, AR. 2 grandchildren Terri Lynn Bird and spouse Joe, Bastrop, LA,. Clint Smith and spouse Stormy, Bastrop, LA. 7 great-grandchildren Trey Goyne , Ethan Goyne; Jessica Bird, Jeremy Bird, Tyler Smith, Zachary Smith and Landon Powell. Funeral services were 2:00pm Tuesday, March 13th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Hilo Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Charles Patton, Louis Givens, Don Posey, Bodie Cooper, Scott Wright and Lynn Wright. Honorary pallbearers were Larry Harrod, Donald Harrod and Randy Reynolds. Memorials preferred Hilo Cemetery Fund C/O Johnny Ray Smith 14968 Sulphur Springs Road, Bastrop LA. 71220



Name: Mark & Kelley Hollingsworth
Message: Aunt Eva will truly be missed... The family is in our prayers ... with our deepest sympathy - Mark, Kelley, &love Brianna Hollingsworth

Name: Brenda Ezell
Message: Sorry to hear about Mrs. Eva. I still remember all the help she gave me on my family history research. Her dad Ellis and my grandfather was first cousins and looked so much alike. She was a sweet lady.

Name: Brittany Bell
Message: I had the honor to get know and spend alot of time with Ms. Eva. she touched my heart in many ways while working at the Woods of Monticello. she brightened up my day when I was down and made me laugh countless times. I will truely miss her. Rest In peace Ms. Eva. I love you. "Eva Diva" Sincerely, Brittany