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Earl Smith

Arkadelphia, AR, 1930 - 2014

Earl Smith age 84 of Arkadelphia died Sunday, December 14, 2014. He was born April 22, 1930 in Enola, Ark. the son of Vance and Ruth Joslin Smith. He was a retired pipeline contractor. Earl was a 32nd Degree Mason and served as past Grand Patron of Arkansas Eastern Star. Earl was a member of Third Street Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Laura Smith, three brothers, Carl, R. V., and Pete Smith, three sisters, Darnell Collins, Annie Hickman, and Bobbie Jean Eubanks. Survivors include his wife, Jean Frazier Smith, two sons, Stanley Smith and his wife Beth of Little Rock and Ronnie Smith and his wife Stacy of Atlanta, Ga., three brothers, Freddie Smith of Paris, Texas and Vance Smith Jr. and Mickey Smith both of Arkadelphia, one sister, Ruthie Fulmer of Arkadelphia, four grandchildren, Andrea Marrero, Amy Mascoe, John Nix, and Quade Smith, six great grandchildren, Harrison, Bennett, Emmaline and Adelle Marrero and Jolie and Landry Mascoe.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 17th at Third Street Baptist Church with Pastor Greg Latham officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 6-8 PM Tuesday at Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home in Arkadelphia. Memorials may be made to Third Street Baptist Church or Arkansas Hospice of Hot Springs. Sign on line guest book at

Published December 16, 2014

Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home
517 Clay St., Arkadelphia, AR
Phone: 870-246-4551