Betty Wayne Smith
Funeral Date: 11/13/2008

Obituary:
Betty Wayne Smith, age 71, of Hermitage, Arkansas died Monday, November 10, at McKinney Health Center, McKinney, Texas. She was born April 15, 1937 at Warren, Arkansas a daughter of the late Powers Graham and Verna Doggett Graham. She was a graduate of the Hermitage Public School System, a member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church and a retired secretary for Moro Bay State Park. Surviving is a daughter Gwendy Mann and spouse Stacey, Anna, Tex; 2 step sons Eddie Smith and spouse Nancy, McKinney, Tex. and Sam Smith and spouse Wynoka, Hilo, Ark; a brother Jerry Graham and spouse Margie, Story, Ark; a sister Margaret Lewis and spouse Mickey, Ashdown, Ark; 7 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Funeral services were at 10:00am Thursday, November 13, at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Sam Higgs and Rev. Don Smith officiating. Organist was Nina Harrod. Active pallbearers were Nicholas Mann, Eddie Smith, Dexter Smith, Mark Lewis, Tommy Horton, Wade Graham, Ed Doggett, Charles Doggett, and James Doggett. Honorary pallbearers were Bill McDiarmid, Ricky McDiarmid, Glen McDiarmid, and Joe McDiarmid. Burial was in Gravelridge Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home of Warren.

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Name: JENNIFER THORNTON HANDLY
Message: Gwendy, Stacy and family. Thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Jennifer & family

Name: Johnna McMurry
Message: Gwendy, Stacey, and Nic, Just wanted to let you know that I am praying for you.

Name: Francis Thomas
Message: Margaret and family Thinking of you with care and concern at this very difficult time

Name: Hannah Hagood Childs
Message: Margaret, Margaret,Sam and familys: I am so sorry to hear of your loss. She was a good friend.

Name: Ann Ragsdale
Message: Margaret, Jerry, Gwendy. Joe and I send you our love and concern at this sad time.

Name: Jim and Deannie (Jaycee and Mallory) Gardner
Message: We are sorry for your loss and you will be in our prayers daily.

Name: Frankie Parker
Message: GWENDY, I AM SO SORRY ABOUT MS. BETTY WAYNE, BUT SHE IS IN A BETTER PLACE THAN WE ARE. THINKING OF YOU ALWAYS FRANKIE

Name: Mark & Kelley Hollingsworth
Message: Gwendy and Family- We’re so sorry for your loss. Ms Betty Wayne was loved by many, she will be missed. All of you are in our prayers. With Deepest Sympathy Mark, Kelley, Brittany, & Brianna Hollingsworth

Name: Bevely (Thomas) Jackson
Message: Gwen & Stacy, I'm so sorry to hear about Betty's passing away. She was a big part of my youth days at Hermitage. I have spent many a hour at her beauty shop visiting. I enjoyed visiting with her as a kid & again when I visited the nursing home @ Warren when Ms Jackson was there. My prayers & thoughts are with you at this time of your great loss. I know you have many wonderful memories. Keep them close & your mom will always be in your heart. She was a 'one of a kind' gal. Everyone loved her.

Name: Jim & Ginger Anders
Message: Gwen, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Brenda (Wheeler) Quimby
Message: Sorry to hear about Betty Wayne. I remember getting my hair set in Hermitage for $1.00 at her shop!

Name: b.m. johnson and family
Message: our thoughts are with you

Name: Angela, Michael, Michael jr, Jordan, Blake, Kole Purifoy(Owens)
Message: Gwendy, I am so very sorry to hear of your mother passing, may God comfort you and your family through this hard time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Angela (Owens) Purifoy
Message: Thoughts, and prayers are with you...

Name: Cristy Adams Henry
Message: Gwendy and Stacy, I am so sorry for your loss. I just saw the obituary today, 11-29-08. With deepest sympathy, Cristy Adams Henry