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Garrett "Doc" Smith

Thursday, November 6, 2003

Born 2-24-1945 -- Died 10-31-2003

Garrett "Doc" Smith of Viola, Ark., son of the late Raymond Guy and Exie Mittie Rand Smith was born Feb. 24, 1945, in Mitchell, Ark.

He died Oct. 31, 2003, at Mountain Home, at the age of 58. He spent his working years as a dental technician. He was a member of Salem Church of Christ.

Survivors include a son, Robert Smith and wife, Lindsey of Kansas City, Mo.; two stepdaughters -- Stephanie Chittwood and Cheryl Martin both of Manhattan, Kan.; four sisters -- Mae Hayden of Raytown, Mo., Lena Faye Engleman of Gladstone, Mo., Carrie Fitts of Viola, and Joyce Faulconer of Parkville, Mo.; special friend, Gwen Godwin of Salem, Ark., and Zach and Haley Montgomery of Salem; four stepgrandchildren -- Joshua Martin, Zach Martin, Crystal Chittwood, and Dylan Chittwood.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Bobby Joe Smith.

A memorial service was Nov. 1 at Barker Funeral Home Chapel in Salem with David Gibson officiating.

The body was cremated with arrangements under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem.

Memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society.