Georgia Mae Hooks Smith
Funeral Date: 10/23/2019

Obituary:
Georgia Mae Hooks Smith 88 of Banks, Arkansas passed away Monday, October 21, 2019 at Chapel Woods Health and Rehabilitation in Warren, Arkansas. She was born in Banks on June 22, 1931 to Warren Frank and Maude B. Mosley Hooks. She was preceded in death by her parents and four siblings: Sue Johnson, Lillian Baker, Warren Thomas Hooks, and an infant brother. She is survived by her husband of seventy years William Thomas ( Jaker) Smith, whom she married on April 16, 1949; and four daughters: Linda McDiarmid (Danny) of Banks; Rebecca Poole(Tommy) of Eudora; Judy Vickers(Jerry) of Jacksonville, North Carolina; and Penny Van der Zwalm (Randall) of Banks. Georgia was blessed with six grand-children: Tony Vickers, Jason McDiarmid, Clay Poole, Sarah Poole Sabbatini, Trent and Christopher Van der Zwalm; and twelve great-grand- children. Her surviving siblings are Shelby Kiersey and Dixie Young of Banks. Georgia graduated salutatorian of her class at Banks High School in 1949. She went on to work as Banks School System’s cafeteria supervisor, then to work at South Arkansas Community Action Corporation, where she retired in 1993. She was an active member of Banks Missionary Baptist Church; served in the hospital auxiliary; and the extension homemakers club. She enjoyed camping and hosting her family and friends in her home. Georgia Mae’s advice for life was “Keep your strength in God; follow your heart; and all things are possible.” In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to McFarland Cemetery Association, 125 Bradley Road 377 Banks, Arkansas 71631. The funeral service was held at Frazer’s Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, October 23 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dewayne Ashcraft and Rev. Jerry Burress officiating. Burial was McFarland Cemetery in Banks, Arkansas. Active pallbearers were Jason McDiarmid, Clay Poole, Dino Sabbatini, Trent Van der Zwalm, Christopher Van der Zwalm and Josh Vickers. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home.

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Name: Wilmot Green
Message: So sorry to hear this. May God hold you all in His loving , comforting arms and keep you through this time of loss.

Name: Rhonda Simmons
Message: Linda and Penny, So sorry for your loss. May God comfort you and your families during the days ahead. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Ricky Green
Message: Sending prayers for healing hearts.

Name: Klay & LaWanda McKinney
Message: Thoughts and prayers are with you all. What a Special Lady..

Name: Janie and Lyn Grice
Message: Family so sorry for your loss. Georgia Mae was a beautiful lady and loved you all so much, she will continue to watch over you all.

Name: Robert and Rebecca (Hall) Chambers
Message: Prayers for you all during this difficult time. Love you

Name: Danny and Brenda Adair
Message: Prayers for your family.

Name: BERNADINE JONES
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Name: BERNADINE JONES
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Name: June Doggett West
Message: So sorry about your loss. I really loved her, she was a very nice lady.

Name: MARK HAYNES
Message: JAKER & ALL OF THE FAMILY, MAY OUR FATHER IN HEAVEN GIVE YOU PEACE AND COMFORT NOW AND IN THE DAYS TO COME.

Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: Linda and family, I am so very saddened to read of the passing of your sweet mother. She was always such a joy to work with on elections. My prayers for you during this difficult time.

Name: Mary Clanton McDougald
Message: To the family May God bless you all in this time of sorrow. She was a wonderful lady.

Name: James & Tanya Gardner
Message: We are so sorry to hear about Mrs. Georgia Mae. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Doyle Wayne & Sheila Smith
Message: So sorry to read the sad news. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

Name: Bonnie Laster
Message: Linda so sorry for the loss of your sweet mom, you and your family are in my prayers.

Name: Robert & Carolyn Byrd
Message: Penny, Linda & Family: So sorry to heard about your mother. We will keep each one of you in our thoughts & prayers.

Name: Tammy Evans Hensley
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Name: Gayle Plumb
Message: Prayers of comfort and peace for your family and friends.

Name: Carol (Dolly) Rudder
Message: What a wonderful person!. This is my "Other Mother". She has taught me so much. I, like you, will carry her in my heart always.

Name: Dean Bryant
Message: Judy & family...prayers for all of you during this sad time

Name: Greg & Janet Harton
Message: Praying for your family during the loss of a wonderful lady. She will be greatly missed by all who had the good fortune to know her.

Name: Renious and Nancy Harton
Message: Liinda and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you .

Name: Karon Kimbrell Loveless
Message: Penny, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Amanda Rauls
Message: Prayers for the family! Mrs Georgia Mae will be missed by many. She was a one of a kind & a sweet, sweet lady!

Name: BECKY RAULS
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Emily Moseley
Message: So sorry to hear about Mrs. Georgia. She was a special lady.

Name: Philip & Linda Cathey
Message: So sorry to hear about your Mom. God just needed another angel in heaven .

Name: Angela Meeks
Message: My sincere condolences in your loss. Ms Georgia as we affectionately called her at Community Action was one of the most hardworking,, best friend and sweetest ladiyI have know. She will truly be missed.

Name: Debbie Spencer
Message: I just learned of your Mother’s passing and want you to know I am thinking and praying for your family. May God grant you peace during this difficult time.

Name: Sam & Brenda Mercer
Message: Praying for God’s Peace to be with you all during this time

Name: Mike & Cindy Gaulden
Message: So sorry for your loss, she was a very special lady.

Name: Patti and Donnie BRYANT
Message: OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY

Name: Bryon & Betty Smith
Message: We are so sorry for your loss. Praying for your family.

Name: Emily Lasiter
Message: Shelby and family, you all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Tyler Staten
Message: So sorry for your loss. Praying for all of you during this time. Praying for healing and comfort for all of you!

Name: Becky Callaway Howard
Message: So sorry to hear this. She was always my "second mama". We had a good phone visit a few months ago. She was such a good and guiding influence in my life.