Louise L. Smith
December 20, 1933 – March 9, 2018
Louise Lovell Smith, 84, of Conway, Arkansas, passed away March 9, 2018. She was born in Deberrie, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Reverend Leonard and Ollie Lovell.
She was salutatorian at her high school graduation and became engaged to her high school sweetheart, Jimmy Smith. They married after he graduated from college and started a life of adventure, moving around the country for his naval career. She was a devoted mother and proud Navy wife. An accomplished couture seamstress, she also loved art and books and flower arranging. She had a beautiful soprano voice and sang in many church choirs, loving the old hymns as well as classical oratorios.
She was preceded in death by her parents; an older sister, Wynemma Lee Lovell who died in childhood, and a brother Euell “Sonny” Lovell.
She is survived by her loving husband, Jimmy Frank Smith of Conway, Arkansas and three children, Allison Smith Baker (Don) of Conway, AR; Brian Smith (Cindy) of Cottonwood, CA; and Charlotte Smith Eubank (Daniel) of Popular Bluff, MO, along with three grandchildren, Joshua Smith, Hannah Smith, and Emma Eubank. She also leaves behind a sister, Tommie George of Adona, AR and a brother, Leonard “Buddy” Lovell, Jr. (Barbara), of Thornburg, AR as well as many nieces and nephews.
Special thanks is given to Freeman Family Medicine and the staff at Stonebridge Village of Conway.
Visitation will be Thursday, March 15, 2018, from 12-2 p.m. at Griffin Leggett Conway Funeral Home Chapel, 1751 Dave Ward Drive, Conway, AR followed by a celebration of her life at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Crestlawn Cemetery in Conway, AR.
Online guestbook is available at www.griffinleggettconway.com.
- Allen Lovell, Active Pallbearer
- Keith Lovell, Active Pallbearer
- Robbie George, Active Pallbearer
- Don Baker, Active Pallbearer
- Daniel Eubank, Active Pallbearer
- Jon Eubank, Active Pallbearer
- Visitation Thursday, March 15, 2018
- Funeral Service Thursday, March 15, 2018
Louise L. Smith
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March 18, 2018
Many prayers and thoughts at Mrs. Louise's homegoing. She was a great neighbor and will be missed!
Jim and Carolyn Bruce
March 15, 2018
From Jim and Carolyn Bruce we send our heartfelt sympathy to Jim and his family.
March 14, 2018
Thoughts are with the Family. So sorry for your loss.