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Young’s Funeral Directors

508 Champagnolle, El Dorado, AR

OBITUARY

Jerry E. Smith

July 7, 1937March 20, 2020
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Jerry E. Smith, 82, of El Dorado, AR, passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020 in El Dorado surrounded by his wife, daughters, and granddaughters. Born on July 7, 1937 in Houston, TX; he was the son of Lawrence A. (Buddy) Wakefield and Margaret E. Wakefield.

He was the retired owner of Mid States Pipe Fabricating, Inc. for 35 years. Jerry loved being a member of Harvester's Sunday School Class and Legacy Church Family. Prior to relocating to Hot Springs, he attended El Dorado First Assembly of God Church in El Dorado for 15 years. He was a devoted husband father, grandfather and great grandfather and loved by all. He enjoyed traveling, boating, salt water fishing, building and flying Remote Control Airplanes, and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters Judy L. Hooper and Linda L. Jones, all of Houston, TX.

Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Lynnie J. (Lynn) Smith of Hot Springs; daughters, Vicki McElwee (Gary) of El Dorado, Cheryle Bagley (Eddie) of El Dorado, Savana Smith all of El Dorado; two stepdaughters, Ashley Jones (Lance) of Stevensville,Montana and Amber L. Pierce (Bryan) of Conway, AR; grandchildren Jennifer Sweet (Jake); Brittney Helton (Zack); Emma Gandy and Ashlyn Pierce; great grandchildren Hunter, Haelyn, Kenzlie, and Kylan, and two nieces Melinda Boducoglu and Stephanie Strange both of Houston, TX.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Legacy Church Building Fund, 3540 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71913 or a Donation of your choice.

In keeping with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations regarding public gatherings there will be no public visitation or services at this time.

Please express your condolences at www.youngsfuneralhome.com.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Gary McElwee
  • Eddie Bagley
  • Bryan Pierce
  • Zack Helton
  • Dylan Young
  • Jake Sweet

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  • In keeping with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommendationbs regarding public gatherings there will be no public visitation or services at this time. Please express your condolences at www.youngsfuneralhome.com.

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Steve & Penny Owens

March 24, 2020

Awesome person!!!! Steve & I enjoyed many trips with Jerry & Lynn over the years Steve was shop superintendent at mid states pipe. Miss those days.

To Lynn and family we are so very sorry for your loss!!

Glenn McElwee

March 24, 2020

We just wanted to let you know that we are keeping
your family close in our thoughts and prayers.
Our sympathy goes out to you.

With love,
Glenn & Teresa McElwee

Vivian Tucker

March 23, 2020

I have many memories of Jerry. How he and my husband loved their model airplanes. I am sorry for your loss. Vivian Tucker

Melanie Jackson

March 23, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. 🙏🏻

Sincerely,
Melanie A. Jackson
JF Agency Insurance

Phil Herring

March 23, 2020

I always had a lot of respect for this gentleman. He was always very kind to me. He will be missed by so many.

Keith Jackson

March 23, 2020

Our deepest sympathy to your Family from our staff at Keith Jackson Allstate Agency.

Casey de Yampert

March 22, 2020

Savana and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Losing a parent is tough, but I know you have wonderful memories that will last a lifetime. We love you all and have been praying for you and your family during this difficult time. We are here if you need anything!
Love,
Eric, Casey, Ellye and Beckett de Yampert

Sondra Greer

March 22, 2020

I am so so sorry for your loss. Jerry was a great guy always willing to help and he loved his kids very much. All our love and prayers to all of you.

Tom McCoy, Jr.

March 22, 2020

My Deepest Sympathy to the family.

Tom McCoy Jr.

Buddy Suttel

March 22, 2020

Sorry for your lost. I am praying for you.

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