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Norma Lee Smith

June 8, 1946 — January 23, 2019


Norma Lee Cantrell Smith, 72 of Russellville, Arkansas, passed away January 23, 2019 in Russellville.  She was born in New Madrid County, Mo June 8, 1946 to Howard Leamon Cantrell and Nora Gribble. She was preceded in death by her parents; three grandsons, Bruce Smith, Kyle Higman, Joseph Smith; several brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Burleson, Russellville; four sons, Jonia Smith, Russellville, Howard Smith, James Smith, Brian Smith, all of Villa Ridge, Mo, daughter, Norma G Dykes, Atkins; 26 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren;  three sisters, Mary Jo Stearns, Michigan, Barbara Sue Case, Angela Mays, both of  Dexter, Mo; brother, Willie Powell, Puxico, Mo.

Norma was a loving mother and grandmother.  She enjoyed nothing more than spending time with her family. 

Her visitation will be at 12:30 - 1:30 Pm Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Russellville Family Funeral . Graveside funeral service will be 2Pm Saturday January 26, 2019 at Pisgah Cemetery officated by Rev. Jonia Smith. Arrangements are under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. 

Pallbearers will be Jonia Smith, Bailey Burleson, Cody Chisum, Jacob Smith, Arthur Dykes, Joseph Dykes. 

Honorary Pallbearer is Joshua Smith.

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Saturday, January 26, 2019

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

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