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Hazel Gorden Smith

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Mrs. Hazel Gorden Smith, age 91, of North Little Rock, formerly of Mena, passed away Wednesday, August 18, 2010 in North Little Rock. She was born September 14, 1918 in Rocky, Arkansas to the late David Anderson Gorden and the late Nellie Abernathy Gorden. She worked at Dillard's for 40 years and was of the Methodist faith. Mrs. Smith was a loving homemaker, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She is survived by: daughters: Sandy Brawner of Wynne, Arkansas Lynda Lewis and husband, Wayne, of North Little Rock, Arkansas; grandchildren: Jeff Justice of North Little Rock, Arkansas, Keith Justice and wife, Angela, of North Little Rock, Arkansas, Ashley Duncan and husband, Pete, of Wynne, Arkansas, Erin Oguin and husband, Russ, of Wynne, Arkansas; great-grandchildren: Dustin, Brock, and Brooklyn Justice, Luke Chapman, Rylee and Parker Duncan, Grant Oguin, Payton Justice, Nicole Rodriguez. She was preceded in death by her parents, David and Nellie Gorden, her husbands Orville Kenneth Banning and Jewel V. Smith, her sister Rena Ott, and infant son. Funeral Services will be Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 2 p.m. in the Beasley-Wood Chapel with Brother Ron Tilley officiating. Interment follows in Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. A visitation for family and friends will begin at 12 noon at the funeral home prior to service.

Published August 21, 2010

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