Ouida Smith HarringtonBryant, AR, 1921 - 2019
Ouida Smith Harrington, 98, former Marianna resident, passed away Wednesday, August 7. She was a resident of Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bryant, Ark. Mrs. Harrington is preceded in death by her husband Clif Harrington, Jr., her parents Herschell and Maudeulla Smith and sister Juarene Clevenger. Mrs. Harrington was born in 1921 in Oak Forest, Arkansas and attended T.A. Futrell High School in Marianna where she graduated in 1938. She married Clif Harrington, Jr. in 1940 and they settled in Marianna following World War II. Ouida worked as a clerk and bookkeeper at Harrington Drug Co. until the store closed in 1990 after 93 years of service to Lee County. While living in Marianna, Mrs. Harrington was a member of First Presbyterian Church where she was active in Presbyterian Women and had taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School.
Mrs. Harrington is survived by her son, Clif Harrington, III (Debbie) of Benton, a daughter Georgia Ward (David) of Missouri City, Texas, and a nephew Alex Clevenger and great niece Heather Clevenger of Memphis. She is also survived by two granddaughters Laura Harrington Westbrook (Jess) and Amy Harrington Ford (Clay) of Benton, Ark. and six great-grandchildren, Kase Westbrook, Kyle Westbrook, Kate Westbrook, Campbell Ford, Henry Ford, and Major Ford.
Mrs. Harrington was a descendent of Mary Ann Harlan for whom Marianna was named. Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in Marianna has charge of arrangements. Family and friends may view and sign online guestbook www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/Marianna.
Published August 9, 2019
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