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Tommy Douglas Smith

Mr. Tommy Douglas Smith, age 68, entered his heavenly Father’s home on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, in Cove, Arkansas. He was born December 1, 1955, in Mena, Arkansas, to Mr. Tommy and Mrs. Ramona Loretta (Caldwell) Smith.

Mr. Tommy Smith was a 1973 graduate of Van Cove High School, after graduation he went to Broken Bow to work at Weyerhaeuser for 8 years. Tommy worked at a lumberyard by profession and was known as a true nature lover. He enjoyed hunting and fishing when able and loved to watch and feed the deer in his backyard. Mr. Smith also had a deep love for his dogs, Lanky and Gizmo. But above all else, Tommy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and son.

Mr. Tommy Smith is preceded in death by his father, Tommy Smith, and by his beloved daughter, Melinda Jean Smith.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Debra Darlene (Fox) Smith; daughter, Jennifer Dawn Belknap and husband Steve; granddaughters, BreAnna Hutson, Savanna Hutson; grandsons, Anthony James Hutson, Brandon Lee Smith, Donald Thomas Smith, William James Smith; great-grandchildren, A.J. Hutson, Beauden Cusher, Brixley Cusher; his mother, Ramona Loretta Smith (Moller); his sister, Lisa Williams and husband Danny; as well as by a host of nieces, nephews, other family, and friends too numerous to mention.

Graveside services for Mr. Tommy Douglas Smith will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 6, 2024, at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Cove, Arkansas. Brother Ron Ladd will be officiating under the direction of Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Honorary pallbearers are Anthony James Hutson, Brandon Lee Smith, Donald Thomas Smith, and William James Smith.

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