Leonard Edward “ED” Smith
Funeral Date: 10/14/2009

Obituary:
Leonard Edward “Ed” Smith, age 70 of Hermitage, Arkansas, died Sunday, October 11, 2009 at the John R. Williamson Hospice House in El Dorado. He was born November 18, 1938 in Bradley County, AR, son of the late Erma Smith and Willie Mae Tull Smith. He was a retired construction worker and a member of the Landmark Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Huitt Smith of Hermitage, AR, whom he married October 19, 2004;3 sons- Eddie Smith of Dallas, TX, Sambo Smith of Hilo, AR and Bryan McMurry of Star City, AR; 2 daughters-Gwendy Smith Mann of Dallas, TX and Teresia Barbee of Many, LA; 2 brothers- Larry Smith of El Campo, TX and James Smith of Hot Springs, AR; 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 2pm, Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Don Smith and Rev. Rodney Grice officiating. Pianist was Judy Rankin. Soloist was Susie Wolfe. Burial was in Gravelridge Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Dexter Smith, Nicolas Smith, Ryan Smith, Joey Curry, Danny Ray Smith, Kerry Stanley, Mike Wilkerson and Chance McMurry. Honorary pallbearers were Harrell Sweeney, Jerry Vickers, Gifford Godfrey, Dr. Joe Wharton, Franklin Stanley, Mathew Smith and the Landmark Missionary Baptist Church Adult Sunday School Class. Memorials are preferred- John R. Williamson Hospice House, 2301 Champagnolle Road, Eldorado AR 71730.

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Name: Karen & Kerry Stanley
Message: Dear family we are so sorry to hear of the loss Ed he will be missed by a lot of friend's and family .Our's prayer's will be with you. May god bless you all.

Name: Mary/John Taylor
Message: Mary, Gwendy and Family-I'm so very sorry to hear of your loss. Ed was a very special person-always made me laugh-You are all in our hearts at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours.

Name: Becky Rauls
Message: Mary, Sorry to hear about Ed. You know how much I love both of you. He was a fine man. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Cathy Balentine
Message: Dearest family....I am so sorry for your loss. Ed was a very special person and I loved him very much. I know he will be greatly missed by his friends and family. My prayers are with you and my God bless each and everyone. Love ya, Cathy

Name: William, Toni & Brent Miller
Message: Dear Family, So sorry for your loss. We are praying for you. Love you all.

Name: Thomas & Barbara Rice
Message: Our prayers are with you.

Name: Gary & Debbie Saunders
Message: Sambo, we're so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. You and Your family are in out thoughts and prayer's

Name: AMBER TAYLOR MACE
Message: Mary I am so sorry for your loss, he is in a better place now. I miss you so much. Hang in there.

Name: Scott Richards
Message: So very sorry for your loss. I send out my prayers.

Name: Linda & Sonny Chambers
Message: Mary Ann, We are so sorry for your loss. You & your family are in our thoughts & prayers.

Name: David &Karen McDougald
Message: Gwendy & Family, we are so sorry for your loss.Our thoughts and most of all our prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Gary Payne
Message: Sambo and family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.

Name: Melanie & Dennis Evans
Message: SamBo we are so sorry to here bout your dad. Praying for you and your family.

Name: Mark & Kelley Hollingsworth
Message: Gwendy and family- We are so sorry for your loss...

Name: Brother Gene Boyette
Message: Ann, i am so sorry for your loss for you and your family. My prayers and thoughts are with you all.

Name: Ty Huitt
Message: Aunt Mary Ann & family: Job 1.21b "The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away, Blessed be the name of the Lord." Be thankful for the life that God did give to you, but also reach up to the God of all comfort in this time of hurt. I love you and am praying for you.

Name: Daphne Hargis
Message: Gwendy my thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

Name: Cherrie Huitt
Message: So sorry for the lost of a love one.Prayers are with you in time of need,

Name: Barbara Newman
Message: Gwendy and family...Sorry for your loss,you all will be in my prayers,GOD Bless.

Name: Michael and Celeste Frisby
Message: Sambo, You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless

Name: Karen McDougald
Message: Mary, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you. May God bless you in your time of sorrow.

Name: Cristy Henry
Message: Our deepest sympathy goes out to the entire Smith family. May God comfort you in your time of loss. Thinking of you, Bob and Jean Adams and Cristy Adams Henry

Name: Marsha Harton
Message: I am sorry to hear of the loss of your father. You and your family are in my prayers.

Name: Jim and Ginger Anders
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: TERRI FERRELL EUBANKS
Message: Eddie and Sambo--I am so sorry to hear about your loss. May you find comfort in the many memories and the time you had with him.