Vera Smith, 79 of Newport died Sunday, March 30, 2014 at White County Medical Center in Searcy.

She was born Nov. 10, 1934 in Blackville. 

She was preceded in death by her husband Henry Smith. 

She is survived by her five sons; Larry Smith of Little Rock, David Smith of Newport, Terry Smith of Newport, Bobby Smith of Augusta,  and Ray Smith of California; two daughters, Lorene (Roberts) Smith and Betty Smith both of Newport; one sister Rosie Lee Williams of Diaz; 20 grandchildren; and 29 great grandchildren. 

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 4, at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Marvin Alcorn officiating. 

Internment will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Shoffner. 

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 3, at Taylor and Kimbrough Funeral Home. 

Arrangements by Taylor and Kimbrough Funeral Home.