Joan Smith

Joan Smith

April 12, 1931 - November 6, 2020
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Joan Smith, age 89, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 6, 2020.

Born Elizabeth Joan Cunningham on April 12, 1931, in Lake Village, her parents were the late John and Ruby Ford Cunningham. She graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 1949.

Mrs. Smith and her husband owned and operated Catfish Kitchen for 19 years. She was also a member of Linwood Baptist Church. She also enjoyed playing in the Saturday Night Card Bunch.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy B. Smith, whom she married in May of 1949; her parents; daughter in law, Paula Smith; great-grandchildren, Catherine Ann Fakouri and Bennett Ross Smith; and a sister-in-law, Ellna Morphis.

Survivors include her children, Cindy Fakouri (Duke), Willy Smith (Sherry), Donny Smith, Jimmy Smith (Tammy), and Candy Hillis (Gary); grandchildren, Jason Fakouri, John Fakouri (Maggie), Bill Smith, Chase Smith (Taylor), Dustin Smith (Josie), Brandon Smith (Alisha), Jarrod Smith, Brooke Johnson (Ryan), Britten Stone (Scott), Billy Ryan Smith (Regina), Brook Cummings, Ashlee Wells (Tony), and Josh Hillis; great-grandchildren, Nick Fakouri, Lola Fakouri, Ruby Fakouri, Jake Fakouri, Landon Smith, Zach Smith, Bentley Smith, Mashaya Smith, Brody Smith, Jack Johnson, Millie Johnson, Hayden Stone, Ethan Stone, Kade Stone, Rylee Wells, and Kyler Wells; a sister, Mary Louise Flanneary; a sister-in-law, Polly Smith Reynolds; and Lawonna Whaley, long-time caregivers; a lifelong friend, Ella Abernathy; and nieces, Christy Dunnahoe and Sue Mosier.

A Celebration of Joan’s Life will be held in the Spring at the Smith Family Farm.

Memorials may be made to Linwood Baptist Church, Post Office Box 8, Moscow, AR 71659.
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Bettye Carter-Johnson

Posted at 04:49pm
Jimmy and Cindy I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers

Sam Braswell

Posted at 09:23pm
My condolences to the family....

Melody Berry

Posted at 11:48pm
Cindy, keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.
Melody Berry

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