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Sylvia Ruth Smith
October 7, 1949 - April 13, 2022

Mrs. Sylvia Ruth Smith of Trumann, AR departed this life Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at the age of 72 years, 6 months and 6 days. She was born on Friday, October 7, 949  in Lake City, AR and lived most of her life in Trumann.  She was a retired Care Giver and a member of First Assembly of God Church.  Sylvia enjoyed sewing, crafting, going to the beach and spending time with family and grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by one brother, Eugene McKinney; one sister, Doris Bailey and her parents, Marion and Goldie Wilson McKinney. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Gerald Smith of the home; two sons, Kevin (Krissy) Smith, and Shannon Smith of Trumann; four daughters, Michelle Burks of Harrison, AR, Shawna Brown of Trumann, Jeri Smith of Mooresville, IN, and Stephanie Hardy of Houston, TX; four sisters, Darlene Crabtree of Coleman, TX, Marlene Hale of West Plaines, MO, Melba Wood of Paragould, AR, and Charolet Kinnel of Trumann, AR; four brothers, Doyle McKinney of Rockford, IL, Orland McKinney of Trinidad, TX, James McKinney of Cherokee Village, AR, and William McKinney of Paragould, AR 9 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren.       Visitation will be Monday from 5:00 til 7:00 p.m. at First Assembly of God Church, 27654 W. Main Ext., Trumann, AR.       A Celebration of Life will be Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m. at First Assembly of God Church with  Rev. Kenneth Doke officiating.  Burial will follow at Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery in Harrisburg, AR .Active pallbearers will be Tyler Bailey, Wes Osment, Jared Maxwell, Taylor Morgan, Kenny Maxwell, and Junior Adams.  Honorary will be Gary Russell, Mike Dungan, Lloyd Inzer and Ron Stockton. An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.

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April 18, 2022
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

First Assembly of God
27654 W Main Ext
Trumann, AR 72472

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April 19, 2022
10:00 AM

First Assembly of God
27654 W Main Ext
Trumann, AR 72472

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  1. Diane , Trumann says

    Brother Gerald and family, Sylivia was a wonderful lady. I was happy to know her. May The Lord bless each one of you with the peace of knowing that she is in the presence of our heavenly father. God keep you well and blessed Bo and Diane Chambers

  2. Charlsie Smith/ Rebecca Smith Craft , McEwen, TN says

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for your family.

  3. Robert Ealey, Trumann says

    We are so sorry, prayers. Robert Daphne, And Mildred Ealey.

  4. Mary E Martin, Browstown says

    So sorry for your loss

  5. Karen Livesay, Jonesboro says

    Keith and I are so sorry to hear of the passing of Sylvia. It's never easy loosing a loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  6. Johnnie Mitchusson, Star City says

    Sending condolences

  7. April Gregory Wright Adams, Rathdrum, ID says

    My deepest condolences and love for Gerald and all her family. It was an honor knowing Sylvia..In my prayers.

  8. Jill McKinney, Addison, TX says

    You were like a little sister to me and will be dearly missed.

  9. Shirley Mckinney, Odessa, TX says

    Rest in Peace and we love you! Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  10. Carin McClung, Trumann says

    I am sorry to hear about Sylvia. I spent so many hours and nights at y'all's house during high school. She always welcomed and took care of us all.

  11. Sina Whitehead , Sherwood AR says

    A beautiful soul I was proud to call a sister in law. You will be missed by so many. Condolences to Boog and the family during this time of sorrow and loss.

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