Arva Pearl Smith

Published 6:50 pm Thursday, March 5, 2020

The funeral service for Mrs. Arva Pearl Smith will be 11 a.m., Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Riverwood Family with interment at Riverwood Memorial Park in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Friends may come for a time of visitation beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, until time of the service.

Mrs. Smith, 93, of Brookhaven, went to be with her Lord on March 4, 2020. She was born July 18, 1926, to her parents, Willie Hewitt Smith and Grace Dexter Smith. She was a woman of faith and values. She worked for Stahl Urban for 32 years, while taking care of her home and family as well. She was a member of Central Church of Christ.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Maurice Leslie Smith, Willie Hewitt Smith, Jr., and Kirby Conrad Smith; and sisters, Elaine Proudy and Betty Joe Allen.

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Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Judy Lewis and husband, Billy, Rita Smith and husband, Donald, and Nita Barlow; sister, Neva Groome; six grandchildren, Keith Lewis and wife Bethany, Lance Lewis and wife Becky, Tina Smith and husband, Tony, Bradley Smith and wife, Misty, Kevin Smith and wife, Carly, and Dwayne Brumfield and wife, Alissa; and nine great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Deaconess Hospice, 105 Whitebrook Drive, Brookhaven, MS 39601.

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