Sharon Ann Smith

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Sharon Smith, 70, of Rector, Ark., passed from this life on March 28, 2017. She was born October 16, 1946, in Ann Arbor, Mich., to the late Emmett and Adelaide (Howard) Courdway.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Courdway.

She is survived by her husband, Victor Smith; her daughters, Michelle and Anthony Garner of Paragould and Brenda and Kevin Garber of Rector; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a brother, Donnie Courdway; and a sister, Linda Taylor.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, at the Irby Funeral Home in Rector. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. in the Irby Chapel. Interment will be in the New Hope Cemetery, Pollard, Ark.

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