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James Alford Smith, age 87

James Alford Smith went home to the Lord on February 9, 2022. He was born on March 13, 1934 to Harvey Smith and Bertha Wren in Missouri.

James loved fishing, hunting, playing his guitar, and singing. He worked most of his life as a mechanic. He could fix almost anything. He loved talking to friends and family about his tall tales.

James is survived by his children Diane Case, Ronald Smith wife Angie, Jacklyn Smith, Marie Fegans husband Michael, Darrin Smith wife Paula, Doug Smith, stepdaughter Kelly Swiney husband Wade, 20 grandchildren, twelve greatgrandchildren, one great-great grandchild, and sisters Louise Gammons and Mary Ramsey.

He was preceded in death by his wife Jackie Smith, and son Rickey Smith.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400.


  • Lamb Cynthia Posted February 10, 2022 8:24 PM

    Love, Prayers, and Sympathy. Love y’all.

  • Frances Mahan Posted February 10, 2022 8:35 PM

    Prayers for Family and Friends, may God be with each of you in your time of Sorrow for

  • fever mcelyea Posted February 14, 2022 11:43 AM

    James was a great story teller, a man of music and loved to laugh. He was such a joy to sit a visit with. Thank you for allowing Him to become part of our family.

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