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Donis Leland Smith

December 26, 1945 November 23, 2018
Donis Leland Smith
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DONIS LELAND SMITH, was born on December 26, 1945 in Berryville, Arkansas, son of Bert and Vella (Matney) Smith. He departed this life on November 23, 2018 in Berryville at 72 years of age.

Donis was a dairy farmer and an Army Vietnam Veteran. He also worked for Garrett Gravel, was a real-estate broker and was a surveyor for Carroll Electric. Donis enjoyed fishing and loved horses.

On July 10, 1969, he was united in marriage with Dallas (Hennig) Smith who survives him of the home. He is also survived by one son, David Leland Smith and wife, Melissa of Western Grove; one grandson, Cameron Jones Smith; one granddaughter, Alyssa Jolene Smith; four brothers, Burton, Dwaine, Billy Carson and Danny Smith; two sisters, Rita Dotson and Ilene Mark; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Bert and Vella Smith; one brother, Pete Smith; and one sister, Debbie Williamson.

Memorial service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 1, 2018, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville with Brother Ron Hutchins from Freedom Seekers Ministries officiating. Memorial donations can be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 362, Berryville, Arkansas 72616 or online at Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at © Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. 2018

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Memorial Service




10:00 AM 12/1/2018 10:00:00 AM
Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel

302 East Madison Avenue
Berryville, AR 72616

Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel
302 East Madison Avenue Berryville 72616 AR
United States

Memorial Contribution

Gideons International

P.O. Box 362
Berryville, AR 72616

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