Danny Ray Smith
Funeral Date: 8/11/2013

Danny Ray Smith, age 56, of Hermitage, AR. died Thursday, August 8, at John R. Williamson Hospice House in El Dorado, AR. Born September 9, 1956 in El Dorado, AR. he was a retired millwright and member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his mother Bessie Mann Smith, brothers Lamar Smith, James “Odie” Howard Smith and a sister Phyllis Jean Smith. Survivors are his wife Frankie McClellan Smith whom he married December 5, 1999. 2 sons David Smith and spouse Cindy, Stephen Smith all of Conway, AR. 1 daughter Phyllis Clanton and spouse Richard, Conway, AR. His father Cloyce Smith, Hermitage, AR. 2 brothers Allen Thomas Smith and spouse Debbie, Woodlawn, AR., Doyle Wayne Smith and spouse Sheila, Warren, AR. 5 grandchildren. Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 11, at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. David Inzer and Rev. Don Smith officiating. Laverne Freeman was organist and James “Bubba” Smith was soloist. Burial was in Gravelridge Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Bobby Bennett, Dewayne Adair, Norman Word, James Evans, Tracy McClain and Daniel Rochelle. Honorary pallbearers were Jim Gardner, Billy Reynolds, Terry Reynolds, Melvin Mills, Danny Young and Mike Doss. Memorials preferred Landmark Missionary Baptist Church or John R. Williamson Hospice House.



Name: Mac & Diane Lochala
Message: Our hearts are saddened by the loss of your loved one. A friend of mine once pinned these words and I would like to make this our prayer today. "We pray that with each rising of the sun you are comforted with precious memories. With each rising of the moon you find rest and in the space in between you find healing in your tears".

Name: Kay Robinson
Message: Frankie, I am so sorry of your loss of Danny. You tried so hard and took very good care of him as long as you could. Just remember now he is pain free. Love and prayers for you and your family. Love, Kay

Name: Roger& Deanna Smith Family
Message: Our thoughts and prayer are with each of you during this difficult time. Danny Ray was such a sweet, kind heart person. Every time I seen him he was waiting on uncle Clois or a brother to go fishin'. He loved his family and the Lord and with that he will meet each of you again one day. I pray God will wrap his loving arms around each of you and give you strength to get through this time of loss. Our loss is heaven's gain, he earned his wings.

Name: Tracy and Monica Nichols
Message: The family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: James Wright
Message: May God comfort and keep you during this difficult time. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Becky Quimby
Message: Frankie, I am so sorry for your loss.

Name: Jimmy & Kaylon taylor
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Ronnie and Teresa Hays
Message: Frankie we are so sorry for your loss. You have been a wonderful wife to him and I know he always knew you were there for him.

Name: Donna Craig McDougald
Message: Frankie and family, please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. I have great memories of growing up with Danny Ray, he was a caring, kind person

Name: Becky and Buddy Rauls
Message: Allen, Clois, Doyle Wayne and Frankie, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Barbara & Thomas Rice
Message: Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to all of you! Charles was a "one of a kind" special person. Ann, find comfort in knowing he loved the Lord and is in the most wonderful place our human minds just can't imagine! Love to you all!

Name: Barbara & Thomas Rice
Message: Frankie and family our love and sympathy is with you and the family. Danny Ray will be missed, he already was missed at church. He had a look on his face during song service like he was talking to our Lord, a little smile and a sweetness was always with him. Love to you and May God Bless You!

Name: David & Karen McDougald
Message: Frankie & Family, we are so sorry to har about Danny Ray. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.May God hold each of you close during this time. He will be mised.

Name: John and Sandy Gavin
Message: Frankie, we are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for God's comfort on your family.

Name: William & Toni Carr Miller
Message: Frankie and all of the Smith family you are in our prayers.

Name: Kenny & Tammy Hensley

Name: Lola & Victor Mac Maroney
Message: We are so sorry for your loss, we wish you could have had more years of happiness & love. We love you.

Name: Teresa Adair Testa
Message: Smith Family so sorry to hear about Danny Ray, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this time of loss. Teresa and Family

Name: Fran&JImmy reep
Message: Frankie and family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Eddie & Brenda Pope
Message: Frankee and other family members, You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Frankee, I know you will miss him dearly, but take comfort in knowing that he is not suffering anymore and when you see him again he will be whole and well with no pain. Love you.

Name: Johnnie Angle
Message: Frankie, so sorry to hear about Danny. Will keep all of you in my prayers.

Name: Richard & Karen McDougald
Message: Sorry to hear of your loss. Please know you are in our prayers. May god hold and comfort you in this time of your loss.

Name: Shannon & Heidi Lassiter
Message: Frankie, we are so sorry for your loss! If Shannon, I or the boys can help you with anything at the house, please do not hesitate to call!

Name: marion&bobbi gray
Message: allen&debbie,I know it's been a long and hard fought battle.may God show you great grace at this time

Name: Lindy Allen/Atkins
Message: Dear Frankie. So sorry to hear of your loss. Love you. God Bless.

Name: Deborah Jones
Message: Frankee, My thoughts & prayers are with you.

Name: ow and annie forrest

Name: Gary Mann
Message: My thoughts and prayers go out to the Smith family at the sad news of the passing of my cousin, Danny Ray. God bless you All!!

Name: Barbara Miller Newman
Message: Phyllis, I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. You and the family will be in my prayers.

Name: Jacqualin McDougald Johnson

Name: Regina Spraggins
Message: Frankie, I am so deeply saddened at the loss of my classmate, Danny. My heart break for you. Those beautiful eyes are in heaven today. May God wrap you in his arms and comfort you in the coming days. Much love!

Name: Sonya Taylor
Message: Frankie, praying for you thinking of you and your family.

Name: Sheila Smith
Message: Thanks to everyone that posted on here and for thinking of us during the loss of a brother, brother-in-law, son, husband, father, and friend. We appreciate all your comments. We will miss him so much.

Name: Bonie Blair
Message: Frankie, We are so sorry to hear of Danny Ray's passing. You have comfort in knowing his pain has finally passed and he is at ease now. May Our Heavenly Father give you peace and comfort. God said he would leave us a comforter. Our Love to you, Uncle Clois & the rest of the family. Bonnie Sue Blair, Ethel Ruth Mc Clain,Bonnie Ruth Lundy, And James Mc Clain Families. Please keep up through email: bsblair@sbcglobal.net

Name: Levie Angle and sons
Message: So sorry for your loss,you will see him again one day. Love you, Levie

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