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1 of 4 | Posted by: Scott Chamberland

“Our deepest condolences to the family. He was truly an amazing man. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort the family during this...Read More ยป
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“Jeff sorry for your loss your dad was a good man. You and all your family are in our thoughts. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Paul Rhodes

“John was a true Southern gentleman. He loved Kay and his family very much. It was my privilege to have known him. My sincerest sympathy to you all. ”
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JOHN STEPHEN SMITH of North Little Rock, AR died October 28, 2021 at the age of 78. He was president of the North Little Rock Funeral Home, which was established by his father, Clifford Smith in 1955. For the next forty-five years, Smith and his wife Kay, worked to build the funeral home to be one of the largest and most respected funeral homes in the state. Together, John and Kay were elected Arkansas Funeral Director of the Year. In 2010, he retired and sold the funeral home to his son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Leslie Smith. A graduate of the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science, he was president of the Arkansas Funeral Directors Association, was inducted into the Arkansas Funeral Directors Hall of Fame in 2018, and was a member of the Preferred Funeral Director's International.