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Obituary: Laura Jane Smith

Obituary: Laura Jane Smith

February 8th, 2018 in Obituaries

Laura Jane Smith, 60, of Rogers, Arkansas, went to be with her Lord, Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at her residence. She was born December 8, 1957 in Benton, Arkansas, the daughter of Anna Mae Lovell and Bobby Ball. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Rogers, where she served with the Rogers First Baptist Youth Group and was a member of the Lisa George Life Group. She worked with newlyweds and youth in church for over 35 years, also she served on seven international mission trips with her youth groups. She loved spending quality time with her family, especially with her grandchildren. She loved boating, swimming, shopping, and hosting people in her home. She had lived in the Northwest Arkansas area since 2010 after moving from Jefferson City, Missouri. Laura is survived by: her husband, Michael Smith, whom she married July 15, 1977; one son, Brandon Smith and his wife Ashlee of Kansas City, Missouri; one daughter, Kristen Holland and her husband Ethan of Austin, Texas; two sisters, Patricia Tinsley and her husband Stan of Jackson, Tennessee, and Karen Nelson and her husband Don of Bismarck, Arkansas; and three grandchildren, Claire, Griffin, and Hudson. She was preceded in death by her parents. Visitation will be Friday from 2-3 p.m. at First Baptist Church at the Pleasant Grove Campus. The funeral will begin at 3 p.m. following the visitation. Memorials may be sent to: First Baptist Church of Rogers, to the Youth Department. Pallbearers will be members of the 11th Grade Boys Life Group. Arrangements by Epting Funeral Home of Bentonville. Condolences: www.eptingfuneralhome.webs.com