William Foster Smith
Funeral Date: 1/30/2019

Obituary:
William Foster Smith, age 87, of Warren, AR, died Sunday, January 27, 2019, at his home. He was born January 1, 1932, in Harrisburg, AR, a son of the late William Henry Smith and Dellar Britnell Smith. Foster was a retired ferryboat captain at Moro Bay, the retired owner and operator of Smith Barber Shop, a U.S. Navy veteran, a member of First United Methodist Church. He was an avid fisherman, gardener, and loved spending time with his family. Also preceding him in death were brothers Lushen Smith, Larkin Smith, Merdie Smith, Pete Smith, Felix Smith; sisters Genora Powers, Julia Barker, and Annette Qualls. Surviving is his wife Elizabeth Clanton Smith who he married March 10, 1964. Two sons Greg Mann and spouse Rachelle of Monticello, AR, and Jeff Smith of Warren, AR. Two grandchildren Joseph Smith and spouse Allison, Gabby Mann, and a great-grandchild Eli Smith. A special sister in law Shirley Clanton of Warren, AR. Funeral service was 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 30, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Gary Harrison and Rev. Timmy Williams officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery at Ingalls, by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Billy Furgerson, Jimmy Furgerson, Mark Clanton, David Clanton, Alan Savage, Joseph Smith, and Tim Smith. Memorials are preferred to Bradley County Veterans Museum, 210 North Main St, Warren, AR, 71671. The family thanks Dr. Kerry Pennington and Home Health for their support and service.

Options

Guestbook

Name: Sandra Free Lonsberry
Message: Ms. Elizabeth, Gregg and Jeff, I was sadden to hear of the passing for Mr. Foster. My prayers are with you all.

Name: Raymond Roberson
Message: Happy Voyage, my Friend!

Name: Janet Mann
Message:

Name: JANET MANN
Message: So sorry! Prayers for all of you. I will see you on Wednesday. Love Ya! Janet

Name: Joe & Shirley Simmons
Message: Elizabeth & family: So sorry to hear about Foster. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Wilmot Green
Message: Elizabeth, Greg. Jeff and family so sorry to hear this. May God hold you all in His loving, comforting arms and keep you through this time of sorrow.

Name: Doug & Beth Langdon
Message: Our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family!

Name: Linda Davis
Message: Elizabeth, prayers for you and your family.

Name: Emily Lasiter
Message: Greg, you and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers

Name: Charles & Gayle Simpson
Message: Elizabeth, Greg & Jeff, our thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless each of your family with comfort and peace.

Name: Tabatha Shoaf
Message: Sorry for your loss

Name: Linda and Steve Jones
Message: Elizabeth and family so sorry to here about Mr.Foster.He was a kind and caring man.Always had a smile when we worked next door to each other when Barrett Pirtle was still open.May God be with each of you.You are in our prayers

Name: Merline Pinson
Message: Elizabeth and family.Each of you are in my prayers.

Name: Tina & Ray Ferguson
Message: Greg and Family; We are so sorry to hear of your loved ones passing.Our prayers of comfort and strength are with you throughout the days to come.

Name: James Wright
Message: I will be remembering your family in my prayers during this most difficult time. Prayers of peace and comfort for all.

Name: Tammy Evans Hensley
Message:

Name: Michae & Martha Taylor
Message: Thoughts and prayers are with you alll!!

Name: June West
Message:

Name: Shirl Reaves Bunch
Message: Elizabeth, my sister-in-law in Wilmar shared this with me and I wanted you to know I am praying for you. You were a dear friend to my sister Mary Ann, who went to her heavenly home couple years ago. I pray for Godís peace for you.

Name: Barbara & Thomas Rice
Message: Elizabeth and family, I loved Foster, he was a kind, sweet and loving man to his family! I always cherished him as your husband! I know you will miss him terribly but you will see him again one sweet day. We love you and you will be in our thoughts and prayers. Love, your cousin

Name: Cherry Cook
Message: Very sorry to hear about Foster. My aunt sends her condolences also.

Name: Danny and Brenda Adair
Message: Sorry for your loss. Your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Sam & Brenda Mercer
Message: Elizabeth praying for Gods Peace to be with you during this time

Name: Louan and Nell (Reep) Butts
Message: Elizabeth ,Greg ,Jeff, we are so sorry to hear of Fosterís passing. Please know our families are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers .

Name: Elaine Mills
Message: Sorry for your loss

Name: Greg & Janet Harton
Message: Elizabeth, Greg, and Jeff you are in our prayers! May God comfort you in the days ahead.

Name: Delton Crowder
Message: A good American and friend will be missed. Prayers for family.

Name: Alice Savage-Owen
Message: So sorry to here about this. Prayers for all of you!!