Bruce Allen Smith, 75, of Blevins, died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at his home.
Bruce Allen Smith, 75, of Blevins, died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at his home. Mr. Smith was born November 14, 1937, in Hempstead County, to T. A. “Slim” and Jennie Martin Smith. He was retired as co-owner of Columbia Sewing garment business in Hope and a former member of the Arkansas National Guard. He was a member of Bruce Memorial United Methodist Church in Blevins for over 60 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Grecia Wortham Smith; and a sister, Mabel Nelson. He is survived by two brothers, Fred A. Smith and wife, Georgia, of Magnolia, and Harold Smith, of Blevins; a brother-in-law, Charles “Jerry” Nelson, of Blevins; his mother-in-law, Esther Marie Wortham; and several nieces and nephews, numerous cousins and a host of friends. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 6, at the Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Bruce Memorial United Methodist Church of Blevins or the American Heart Association. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, at the Brazzel/Oakcrest Chapel, with Rev. Jimmy Teeter officiating. Arrangements are by Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel, Director. Online Guestbook: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com