Obituary

Mary Lee Smith

Age 95, a life long resident of Prairie Grove, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, November 11, 2021 in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. She was born August 6, 1926 in Lincoln, Arkansas, the daughter of Ralph and Enola (Holt) Davis.

Mary Lee was a member of Center Point Church of God.

She was preceded in death by her husband Barney Smith, twin sisters Nadine Rainey and Pauline Snodgrass, and one grandson Richard Clayton Ditmars.

Survivors include her daughter Paula Ditmars and her husband Frank of Prairie Grove; one granddaughter Kari Ditmars of Alpharetta, Georgia; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Family will receive friends on Sunday afternoon from 2:00-4:00 P.M. at Luginbuel Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be held 10:00 AM Monday, November 15th, 2021, at Luginbuel Chapel in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. Burial will be in the Prairie Grove Cemetery, there will be no graveside service held.

Memorials may be made to:
Circle of Life Hospice 901 Jones Rd., Springdale, Arkansas 72762
American Legion Post 146 Auxiliary P.O. Box 915 Prairie Grove, Arkansas 72753
Center Point Church of God
Funeral Service

10:00 am
Luginbuel Chapel. There will be no graveside service held.
Visitation

2:00 pm
Luginbuel Funeral Home.
Final Resting Place
Prairie Grove Cemetery
North, Row 74, Space 175
General

Aug 6, 1926

Nov 11, 2021

95

Tributes

So sadden to see we have lost such a wonderful lady. Sending prayers to the family.
Roger Hulse family - Freinds
Heart breaking... Condolences and prayers to the family... Her and Barney took us in and made us feel like family when we first moved here... Sweet Lady...
Pete & Mary Pettice - Friend
We loved Mary Lee. She will be missed.
Elaine Elaine Clayton - Friend
So sorry for your loss. I have so many memories of our families. It was had to distinguish between who was family, friends, and neighbors, we were just one big mess.
Roger and Doris Hutchens - Life long friend
Paula, you know how much I loved Mary Lee. I loved growing up watching her and Grandma McClain being friends who laughed and cried together. From now on, they can laugh and talk all they want, without waiting their turn on the party line. ?? Love you guys
Leslie Reed - Family friend
Paula and family, so sorry for your loss. Growing up have fond memories of your parents. Prayers and condolences.
Anetta Harrell - Friend
Paula, you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you comfort at this time. Love you always!!!
Mart Phillips - Friend
Sincerest sympathies sent to you at this time??
Merice Mills - Friend
What a sweet and gentle spirit this woman possessed! She set a wonderful example for us to live by. My parents were friends of Barney and Mary for many years. Our prayers are for Paula and family now.
elizabeth dillingham - Friend
Dear Paula and family, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I adored your mom. She will be missed here but is rejoicing over there. Prayers for comfort. Hugs
Belinda Longwith - Friend
Paula I am so sorry for your loss. I loved both your parents. I know you have a lot of wonderful memories. Hold on to them. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Marsha Smith - Friend
Paula I am so sorry for ur loss , my thoughts and prayers r with u and ur family !
Jeanette Remington-Vickery - Friend
What a wonderful life. Mary Lee was one of a kind. I always enjoyed visiting with her. She will be missed.
Joe & Kathy Hall - friend
Oh, my heart hurts, but I know how happy she is to be with Barney & everyone else! She was so witty, loving, and sweet! One of the best persons I ever knew!
Kaysie Seitz - Family
So sorry for your loss Paula. Praying for peace and comfort for you and your family.
Denise Baugh-Collins - Friend
MaryLee was a true one of a kind with a live lived to the fullest. Made of true grit and I’m sooo grateful to have had the chance to meet and spend time with her. The Bassham family is very grateful to all MaryLee did on their behalf. We love her very much and know that she will continue to look down on Paula and her family from above.
Michelle Bassham Hetager - Longtime family friend
Mary Lee was a wonderful friend to our mother . They loved to talk on phone calls and laugh . We still miss our mom and MaryLee will be missed. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with Paula and the family.
Marye Huckins And Wanda Hasha - Friend
Funeral Service

10:00 am
Luginbuel Chapel. There will be no graveside service held.
Visitation

2:00 pm
Luginbuel Funeral Home.
Final Resting Place
Prairie Grove Cemetery
North, Row 74, Space 175
General

Aug 6, 1926

Nov 11, 2021

95