Billy Rex Smith, 73, of Mountain Home, Ark., son of Atha Smith and Fye Newberry Smith, was born Sept. 15, 1934, in Salem, Ark. He died Sept. 4, 2008, at his home.
He was united in marriage to Juanita Ward on Sept. 15, 1952, in Salem. He retired from Harps Grocery as a produce manager. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include: his daughters, Brenda Miller and husband Mike of Mountain Home, and Linda Johnson and husband, Eddie of Fayetteville; his grandchildren, Brandi Phillips and husband Brad, Billy Johnson, Micki Showalter, Matt Teague and wife Carrie and Katie Miller; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: his wife, one sister, four brothers, and his father and mother.
Funeral services were held Sept. 7 at Cox-Blevins Chapel in Salem with burial following in the Salem Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.