Ravenden, Ar- Gary Clay Smith, 72 passed away February 1.2020 at Hospice of the Ozarks Hospice House.
Gary was born May 17, 1947 in Ravenden, AR to the late Raymond and Dena Marriott Smith.
He is survived by his wife Jeannie Guice Smith of the home, children; Rodney Smith and wife Jennifer of Ravenden Springs, AR., Niki Risner and husband Bryan of Mammoth Springs, AR., Matthew Smith and wife Carolyn of Imboden, AR., grandchildren; Kaylee Davis, husband Blake, Kacey Smith, Kolton Smith, Kord Smith of Ravenden Springs, Michelle Frego husband Matthew, Kristen Smith, Aly Risner, of Mammoth Springs, AR., McKenzie Smith, Imboden, AR. Sister Janice Freeman of Portia, AR. Great- grandchildren; Audrey Frego, Amden Frego, Karter Smith, Karson Davis, 2 nieces, 1 nephew and many friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Dena Marriott Smith, brother Carl Ray Smith, granddaughter Kamryn Brooke Smith, brother-in-law Keith Freeman, sister-in-law Pauline Smith.
He loved farming, hunting, and his family. He was a lifelong resident of the Ring Community. He loved Bluegrass music and loved playing the banjo.
Visitation will be held in McNabb Funeral Home Chapel 10-12 p.m. Thursday, February 6, 2020, with funeral following at 12 p.m. with Carl Wells and Bobby Marriott officing. Burial will be at Bellah Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Kolton Smith, Kord Smith, Matthew Frego, Cody Alphin, Blake Davis, Ben Morgan.
Honorary Pallbearers: Carl Wells, Dale Marriott, Doug Marriott, Warren Cox