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Sheila Margaret (Smart) Childs, age 71

Sheila Margaret (Smart) Childs, 71, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, was called home to Heaven on Friday, April 10, 2020.  Sheila was born on Friday, November 12, 1948 in Little Rock, Arkansas. 

She spent most of her life in the central Arkansas area.  Sheila was a life-long Razorback fan and an avid Atlanta Braves supporter.  Sheila is survived by her loving and devoted husband Ronny Childs, daughter Dana Berry and husband William; sons W. Dean Gmucs and wife Tammy, Rodney Gmucs, Robert Gmucs and wife Cheryl; 14 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.  Sheila is preceded in death by her parents Oscar and Mary Jewell Hepinstall Smart; brothers Jerry, Franklin, Wilbur, Wayne, and Rodney Smart; sisters Betty Lou Smart, June Thompson and Sharon Lee; daughter Kimberly St. Andrie. 

In respect of the public health and safety guidelines a graveside service will be held for immediate family.   WOO PIG!

Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400


  • William Berry Posted April 13, 2020 9:35 PM

    Love you

  • Gale and Doris Dickson Posted April 14, 2020 8:53 AM

    Sheila, we loved you and will miss you greatly.

  • Cheryl Gmucs Posted April 14, 2020 1:25 PM

    Love you mamma – miss you so much already!!!!!!! Heaven received another angel – i bet your dancing in the sky.

  • Jana O’Dell Posted April 14, 2020 4:35 PM

    Eric and family, we are sorry to hear of the loss of your grandmother. Know that you are always in our prayers.

    Jana & Steve O’Dell (Nana & Popsicle)

  • Your loveing husband Ronny Posted April 14, 2020 5:19 PM

    Love you and miss you more then you could imagine

  • Hibbs Family Posted April 15, 2020 3:59 PM

    so sorry for your loss

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