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Harold Kitchens Smith, Jr., age 75

Harold Kitchens Smith, Jr.

September 11, 1947 –  December 20, 2022

Harold Kitchens Smith, Jr. passed from this life, due to natural causes at age 75. He was the oldest child and only Son of Cathryn Irene Wright Smith of San Antonio, TX and Harold Kitchens Smith of Memphis, TN (both deceased).

He is survived by his three Children; Niel Smith Hernandez of Auburn, WA,

Callie Smith Heiser and Quinn Smith both of Clifton, TX.

His three Grandchildren; Jude, Genevieve and Ransom Heiser of Clifton, TX.

His three sisters;Kathy and Ralph Ainley of Searcy, AR; Carol Callahan of San Antonio, TX and Joy Yon of Sherwood, AR.

Throughout his life, he grew up in San Antonio, TX, then served in the US Army, after that time, he went on to own a small newspaper in Throckmorton, TX.

He then established a printing business In Waco, TX for several years.

After, he traveled to Israel and settled there for about four years.

Returning home to Cabot, AR, he helped in taking care of his Mother, who was in bad health at that time, all the while he wrote a blog on the internet called,

He That Has An Ear….

Harold was laid to rest at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock, AR on Thursday, December 22, 2022.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400. Harold’s online guestbook is available at


  • Sherry Carroll Condon Posted January 16, 2023 1:46 PM

    Prayers for Kit and his family! I still have home videos of fun summer times in Memphis when Kit, Kathy and Carol would come to visit our Grandma Smith!❤️

  • Pat Sexton Posted January 16, 2023 2:19 PM

    I have many happy childhood memories of Kit’s antics when our families would travel together on trips. He was a good soul…..

  • Cynthia Lou Wright McMullan Posted January 16, 2023 3:52 PM

    Sorry to hear about Kit’s death. Cathryn, his mother, was my half sister and Natron of Honor at my wedding.

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