Margaret Jewel “Miss Jewel” Smith, 86, of El Dorado, AR went to be with our Lord on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Courtyard Health and Rehabilitation after a long illness.
Mrs. Smith was born on October 29, 1932, to the late Mozelle Allen White and Harvey Chester White.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Billy Joe “Smitty” Smith, and one brother, Chester Allen White.
Mrs. Smith worked for many years with her late husband running B & J Trucking. In later years she worked in the cafeteria of Barton Jr. High and El Dorado High School. She was a dedicated Wildcat fan and didn’t miss many games that her son or grandsons played in.
Survivors include her son, Wallace Allen Smith and wife Stacy of El Dorado AR, two grandsons, Blake Allen Smith and wife Carmen of Junction City, AR, and Conner Douglas Smith of El Dorado, AR, great grandson, Brecken Duran-Smith of Junction City, AR, three nieces, Ronnie Kaye Ray and husband David of Hot Springs, AR, Angela Eppinette and husband Hardy of Bastrop, LA, and Alaine Tyler and husband Roy of Memphis, TN.
Pallbearers will be Blake Smith, Connor Smith, Matt Smith, Kyle Cook, Sean Thompson, Kevin Holt, and Brecken Duran-Smith.
Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Bailey Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 14, 2019 in the Chapel of Bailey Funeral Home in El Dorado, AR with Bro. Lyle Hern and Bro. Mark Sandy officiating. Interment will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home of El Dorado, AR.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association @ act.alz.org or John R Williamson Hospice House, 2301 Champagnolle Road, El Dorado, AR 71730
Please visit www.baileyfuneralhome.net to sign the online register book.