Jacksonville Daily Progress
Funeral services for Nell R. Smith, age 78, of Jacksonville, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 3, 2012 at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville, with Rev. Donny Sadler officiating.
Burial will be held at Still Waters Memorial Gardens, Jacksonville.
Mrs. Smith went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, July 30, 2012 in Jacksonville.
She was born January 1, 1934 in Hillsboro.
Mrs. Smith was a homemaker, a Christian, and a member of Woodland Heights Baptist Church in Jacksonville.
She is preceded in death by her parents Nomer and Eula Hilton; two brothers Robert Hilton and Weldon Hilton; and sister Dorothy Hilton.
Survivors include her husband Benny Smith of Jacksonville; daughter Sandra Jones of Houston; sons Marc Smith and wife Cathy of Jacksonville, Brent Smith and wife Kandie, and Stephen Smith of Jacksonville; brother Clifford Hilton of Waco; eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Carlton Tanner, Mitch Tanner, Zach Sandlin, Travis Evans, Timothy Jones, and Christopher Jones.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Low, ETMC ICU medical staff, and East Texas Cancer Center.
Visitation with the family will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, August 2, 2012 at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.