Penelope Smith was born on November 29, 1960 to James Smith, Sr and the late Bernice Smith in Crossett, AR. She transitioned from her earthly home on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at her childhood home
Penelope "Toot" as she was so affectionately known as, was one of a kind. To know her was to love her.
God gave her the opportunity to do what a lot of people didn’t get a chance to do, and that is to spend her final moments in the household, where she was nurtured and loved. The home she was raised in.
She enjoyed playing cards and dominoes, and she also liked to fish, but the thing that she loved the most was family. Nevertheless her son and grandson were her world.
Preceding her in death was her mother Bernice Smith and two brothers: James Smith, Jr and Ricky Smith
She leave her memories cherished by her only son: Gregory Smith of Crossett, AR, her grandchildren: Marcus Smith and Ariel Gaston both of Crossett, AR; Her father: James Smith, Sr, of Crossett, AR; four sisters: Lee Archy Gilliam, Millie Washington, Janice Williams and Lashanda Waters all of Crossett, AR and a very special friend: Norman "Caveman" Adams and host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousin and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at Pleasant Green MBC in West Crossett, AR.
Visitation will be held from 11 until 7 Friday, January 20, 2023 at the chapel of Mitchell Memorial.
Burial will follow in the Westview Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Memorial Funeral Service of Crossett, AR.
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