Patsy Ruth Smith Obituary:
Funeral Date: 8/18/2004
Patsy Ruth Smith, age 66, of Arkansas City, Arkansas died Monday, August 16, at Murphy Health and Rehabilitation, Dumas. She was born March 6, 1938 in Columbia County, Arkansas a daughter of the late Alvin Obidia Walker and Ophelia Belle Baker Walker. She was homemaker and a Baptist. Surviving is her husband Bernard Smith whom she married on December 22, 1955 at Warren, Ark; 1 son Mark Smith, Camden, Ark; 1 daughter Melissa Payne, Arkansas City, Ark; 1 brother A. W. Walker, Warren, Ark; 6 grandchildren. Funeral services were 10:00am Wednesday, August 18, at First Baptist Church of Arkansas City with Rev. Wayman Mann and Rev. Ken Roberts officiating. Soloist was Jean Price. Burial was in Outlaw Cemetery at Sumpter by Frazerís Funeral Home of Warren. Active pallbearers were Mike Rabb, David Norwood, Jerry Chandler, Gerald Wayne Wilson, Roger Laster and Chris Morgan. Honorary pallbearers were Gary Langley, Christopher Morgan and Darrell King.