September 9, 1931 - January 20, 2016
Mary Ellen Smith, of Wiseman, daughter of the late William Calvin Gault and Joyce Insell Gault, was born September 9, 1931 in Wiseman, Arkansas. She died January 20, 2016 at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 84 years 4 months and 11 days.
She was united in marriage to Boyd Gene Smith April 30, 1952 in Saddle, AR. She was owner/operator of the Ash Flat Dairy Freeze for many years. She was also employed by the shirt factory in Thayer and at one time, she was a nurse's aide. She was a member of the Wiseman Methodist Church.
Survivors include her brother, Bill Gault and wife Sue of Horseshoe Bend; sisters, Nova McCroskey of Fair Grove, Missouri and Willa Dean Standerford and husband Noble of Springfield, Missouri; numerous nieces and nephews and friends.She was preceded in death by her husband, one sister, Pansye Hollingsworth; one brother, W.A. Gault and her father and mother.Pallbearers are Michael Dover, Seth Martin, Brent Langston, Ricky Standerford, Rusty Wallace and Cody Gault. Honorary pallbearers are Granville Todd, Tony Crouch, Tim Crouch, Steve Butler, Bobby Gault, Dr. Jim Bozeman, Larry Langston, David Gault and Chuck Gault.
Services are Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Cox-Blevins Chapel beginning at 2 pm. Burial to follow in Wiseman Cemetery under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem. Sign the online guest book at http://www.coxblevinsfuneralhome.com.