Zadie Smith Kitchens
Funeral Date: 1/27/2008

Zadie Smith Kitchens, age 90, of Jersey, AR. died Thursday January 24, at Bradley County Medical Center. Born November 18, 1917 at Gravelridge, AR. a daughter of the late John Riley Smith and Nancy Jane Forrest Smith she was a homemaker, member Shady Grove Baptist Church and the widow of Marlin Lee Kitchens who died March 4, 1986. They were united in marriage April 11, 1936. Also, preceding her in death were brothers Curtis Smith, Ermer Smith and Doyle Dempsey Smith, sister Allie Montgomery. Survivors 2 sons John Walter Kitchens, Freeport, TX., Billy Ray Kitchens, Jersey, AR. 2 daughters Flora Gilbert, Hampton, AR., Bessie Mae Reed, Jersey, AR. 3 brothers Cloyce Smith, Johnsville, AR., Jaker Smith, Banks, AR., Lincoln Smith, El Dorado, AR. 4 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 3:30 p.m. Sunday January 27, Shady Grove Baptist Church at Jersey, AR. with Rev. Jerry Hines officiating. Shirley Hollis was pianist. Burial was in Shady Grove Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Billy McManus, Chris McManus, Jason McDiarmid, Roger Smith, Dennis Dixon and Russell Smith. Honorary pallbearer was Gordon Anders. Online guestbook