Raymond Smithey, 78, of England, Ark., died on Dec. 20, 2011.
He was born on April 1, 1933, in Elco.
He was a veteran of the Army and was a member of the IOOF Lodge and VFW Post No. 3455.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Delores Smithey.
He is survived by one daughter, Judy Smithey Dillow (Ted) Richardson; two granddaughters, Jill (Jeston) George and Meagan Hatfield; one great-grandchild, Aidden Hatfield; and brothers Donald Durham, Denny Durham and Charles Durham; and special friends Willie, Lee, Margaret and Lula.
Private services will be held at Jonesboro Cemetery in Jonesboro.
Memorials can be made to the England First United Methodist Church or the Open Arms Shelter of Lonoke.