Born 2-1-1936 -- Died 12-10-2003
Juanita Rachel Smith, 67, of Mountain Home, daughter of the late Luey Earl and Vesta Peterson Ward, was born Feb. 1, 1936, in Sturkie, Ark. She died Dec. 10, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home.
She married Billy Rex Smith Sept. 15, 1952, at Salem, Ark. to this union two daughters were born. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband, Billy Rex Smith of Mountain Home; her daughters -- Brenda Teague of Mountain Home and Linda Johnson and husband, Eddie, of Fayetteville; four sisters -- May Kinder of Viola, Freida Smith of Camp, Wanda Spencer of Caulfield, Mo., and Mary Pitts and husband, Junior, of Trumann; four grandchildren -- Brandi Phillips and husband, Brad, Micki Showalter, Matthew Teague and wife, Carrie, and Billy Johnson; and two great-grandchildren -- Britni Phillips and Teagan Showalter.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother.
The funeral was Dec. 13 at Cox-Blevins Chapel at Salem. Burial was in Salem Cemetery with arrangements by Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.