June 20, 1936 ~ December 13, 2010
LINDEN, TX Funeral services for Marvin William Smith, Sr., 74, of Marietta will be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, December 19, 2010 in the chapel of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home in Linden with Bro. Taylor Duncan officiating. Interment will be in Lanier Cemetery in Linden. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time. Mr. Smith was born June 20, 1936 in Linden, Texas to William Pink Smith and Hazel Lee Beasley. He passed away Monday, December 13, 2010 in an Atlanta hospital. He was a mechanic at Red River Army Depot, a Mason and served in the Navy and National Guard. Mr. Smith is survived by his wife Leigh Watts Smith of Marietta; four sons, Marvin Smith, Jr. and Michael Lynn Smith, both of Fouke, Arkansas; Shaun Smith of Leary, and Charles Christopher Wells of Marietta; four daughters, Penny LaJuan LaRose and Sherry Rene Benninghoff, both of Kansas, Deborah Ann Hedglin of Fouke, Melissa Jones and Starr Angel May both of Texarkana; one sister, Sybil Burns of Linden; 14 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Teresa, and his parents.
I love you & Miss you Marvin!!!
We Love you. You will be missed by all of us.
I love you Papaw!
Sybil, Michael, Kyle, and Kaleb, and family, I wanted to say what a blessing to know Marvin. He was so loving and kind. You are in our prayers and his memory will continue in our hearts. He was very proud of his grandkids and talked about them every time we visited. May God comfort you with His love and strength. Dianna EMoore
My prayers are with you all during this time. Marvin will be missed by us all. He was a kind hearted man. Miss you.Merigayle Stockton
I LOVE YOU PAPAW. I WILL MISS YOU THE REST OF MY LIFE. LOVE ALWAYS SARAH B