Danny Smith

Danny Ray Smith, 56, of Hermitage, died Thursday, August 8, 2013, at John R. Williamson Hospice House in El Dorado.

Born September 9, 1956, at El Dorado, he was a retired millwright and member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Bessie Mann Smith; two brothers, Lamar Smith and James “Odie” Howard Smith; and a sister, Phyllis Jean Smith.

Survivors are his wife, Frankie McClellan Smith, whom he married December 5, 1999; two sons, David Smith and spouse Cindy, and Stephen Smith, all of Conway; a daughter, Phyllis Clanton and spouse Richard of Conway; his father, Cloyce Smith of Hermitage; two brothers, Allen Thomas Smith and spouse Debbie of Woodlawn, and Doyle Wayne Smith and spouse Sheila of Warren; and five grandchildren.

Funeral services were Sunday, August 11, 2013, 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 of Warren.

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.

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