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Devoe Eugene Smith

August 17, 1928 — September 8, 2022


Devoe Eugene Smith, 94, of Harrisonville, Missouri, passed away, Thursday, September 8, 2022, at his home. 

He was born in Elizabeth, Arkansas, on August 17, 1928, son of the late Bill and Carrie (Deatherage) Smith. Devoe served our country in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He was united in marriage to Betty Rose Webb on August 8, 1953, in Viola, Arkansas. Devoe was a member of Bethel Assembly of God.

Devoe is survived by his wife, Betty R Smith of Harrisonville, Missouri; sons, Richard and Rita Smith of Edwards, Missouri and Ed Smith of Harrisonville, Missouri; daughters, Rinda and Robert Ragan of Little Elm, Texas and Karen and Drew Roberts of Harrisonville, Missouri; sister, Wanda Lea Cantrell of Independence, Missouri; grandchildren, Jamie Bacon, Lindsie Smith, Kasey Fife, Josiah Ragan, Forrest Smith, Elliot Smith, Caleb Roberts, Micaela Roberts; 7 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Noal Devon Smith, Quinton Jerrell Smith and Billy Ray Smith and grandchildren, Kellen Ragan and Brett Smith.

Funeral service will be Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at Mitchell Assembly of God Church in Mitchell, Arkansas beginning at 2:00 PM.

Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at noon until service time.

Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery.



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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Assembly of God Church

6112 AR-223, Viola, AR 72583

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