of Bono, AR
August 27, 1935 - October 8, 2021
Barbara Smith, 86, of Bono, AR passed away Friday, October 8, 2021, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. She was born August 27, 1935, to Carl and Lois (Cooper) Blevins. She was Child Nutritional Manager at Westside Schools. She was a member of the Jonesboro Church of God (7th Day). Barbara enjoyed gardening, sewing, going to the lake, fishing, reading, spending time with the grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also was an avid quilter and loved helping others.Barbara was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Kenneth Ray Smith; parents; brother, Charlie Blevins; and sisters, Imo Jean Davis and Linnie Whited.Survivors include sons, Wendall (Tena) Smith and Pharis (Lori) Smith; daughters, Myra (Mike) Graham and Karli (Trent) Saracini; grandchildren, Ashley Bateman, Shane Smith, Cade Niswonger, Braylee Reese Smith, Trey Suskie, Michael Joe Graham and Amy Tolbert; great-grandchildren, Kooper Bateman, Raya Bateman, Marcy Tolbert, and Carson Tolbert, Kate Graham and Jack Graham; and brother, Shelby (Lois) Blevins.A graveside memorial service will be held at 10 am Friday, October 15 at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Bono with Steve Cline officiating.Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home.
I am sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family in this time of sorrow.
I am so sorry for your family’s loss. Mrs. Barbara was a good, hardworking lady. I know she had a long life but the truth is we are never ready to loose our mom. What a treasure to have had her for so long! Each of you are in my thoughts and prayers.
"We grieve much because we loved much."I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. Holding you and your family close in my thoughts and prayers during this tender time.
My families thoughts and prayers are with you and yours.
To Miss Barbara’s Family,Your Mother has been my Momma’s dear friend since high school at Bono. She was a talented and beautiful soul who will be greatly missed. We pray her loved ones celebrate she is free from pain and with her loved ones in Heaven🙏🏻❤️🙏🏻Wanda Lee Pfeifer Moore & Family
I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family.
I cant say enough about this woman.. She was a great wife mother grandmother . She was always so sweet to me. Prayers for you and your family and children.
So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful lady. May God grant you peace during this difficult time.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God Bless you all with some Peace and Comfort over the next days, weeks and months. Myra, I’ve been thinking a lot about you and wanted you to know I’m sorry for your loss. Mama’s are special!!❤️Gwen
Many wonderful memories of Barbara and Kenneth. Work, church, and family gatherings.
Myra I'm soo sorry on the loss of your sweet Momma. Your Momma is with Daddy now(same as me,, I lost my Momma Vriginia Rogers June2015),,they both are walking hand in hand on the streets of gold!! God Bless the whole Smith family 🌹😇💖🙏🙏🙏 Christy Rogers Dycus
God Bless You All during this time.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Your family is so dear to me and we are so sorry for your loss.
Barb was a very special lady. She was always doing for others. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. ❤️
Thoughts and prayers!
Sympathy extended to this family in the loss of their mother.
Aunt Barbara was such a kind soul. I'm so sorry for your loss I have fond memories of her over the years. She was definitely one of a kind! Heaven got a good one 🥰
Just loved Mrs. Barbara. She was such a sweet lady. So sorry for yalls loss.
She truly will be be missed! She was a very gifted sweet lady! Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love all of you! The Lord is close to the broken hearted. Ps. 34:18.
Barbara was a great friend to me. She taught me so much through the years we worked together. She was a wonderful manager, and loved every child we fed. She always made sure the food not only tasted good, but that it looked good as well. I’ll cherish Barbs memory forever. She was very proud of her children and her grandchildren, she spoke of you all often. My deepest sympathy Angie Handy