Born 6-4-1956 -- Died 1-03-2007
John Kenneth Smith, son of the late John L. Smith and Joyce A. Cool-Smith of Mammoth Spring was born June 4, 1956, in Petoskey, Mich., and died Jan. 3, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 50 years.
Smith moved to Mammoth Spring with his son and best friend Herb Watkins to live with his new girlfriend Betty Vickers to start a new life.
Survivors include one son, John Jeffery Smith of Mammoth Spring; one daughter, Allison Nicole Smith of Cadillac, Mich.; three sisters, Yvonne Hammond of Thayer, Karen Howell of Bay City, Mich., and Theresa Root of Kalkaska, Mich.; three brothers, Gary R. Smith and Michael E. Smith, both of Mammoth Spring and James L. Smith of Koshkonong, Mo., and numerous other relatives and friends.
Memorial services were held Jan. 6 at the Clary Funeral Home Chapel in Mammoth Spring with Rodney Baumgarder officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Mammoth Spring.