Janice Marie Smith

Janice Marie Smith, 79, of Stuttgart passed away Monday, Oct. 4, 2021, at her home.

Ms. Smith was born July 17, 1942, in Altheimer to Zachary and Susie Stone. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and her master’s degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She retired from the teaching profession after 30-plus years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Stuttgart.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Zach Jr. Stone.

Survivors are her son, Kevin Smith of Des Arc; her daughter, Michelle Lynn of Stuttgart; brother, Jerry Stone of Pine Bluff; sister, Gaylia Holmes of Dover, Ark.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

A memorial service, officiated by Andrew Skinner, is 11 a.m. Saturday at Lone Tree Cemetery Chapel.

The family requests memorials be made to First Baptist Church-Stuttgart or to the charity of the donor’s choice.


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