Marilyn Faye Smith of Shady Point, Oklahoma was born December 31, 1947 in Pitcher, Oklahoma to Alonzo and Charlotte Hazel (Judd) Haynes and passed away March 4, 2019 in Fort Smith, Arkansas at the age of 71.
She is survived by her husband Buck Smith, one daughter, Julie McCoy and husband Tommy, one son James Robert Smith and wife Catherine, 9 grandchildren, James Tyler Knight and wife Heather, Kevin Anthony Knight and wife Brittany, Jennifer Gould and husband Randall, Kristina McCoy, Ashley Alexander and husband Ryan, Robert Dakota Smith and wife Samantha, Jennifer Hall and husband Bob, Jessica Palmer and Dakota Palmer, 15 great grandchildren, one sister Louise Holcomb, one brother, John Haynes, and numerous other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alonzo and Charlotte Haynes, two great grandchildren, EmmaLeigh Elizabeth Knight and Paden Knight, sister, Lois Webb, brothers; Bud Haynes, Walter Haynes, and Richard Haynes.
Marilyn worked for Shelter Insurance for over 30 years working at the Shelter-Steve Scowden Agency. She was the “ROCK” of her family and will be dearly missed by everyone.
Funeral services will be held 10am Saturday, March 9th at the Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro with Reverend Vernon Stone officiating.
Burial will follow in the Old Bokoshe Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be James Tyler Knight, Kevin Anthony Knight, Robert Dakota Smith, Nathan Haynes, Matthew Haynes, and Richard Haynes. Honorary pallbearers will be Jason Moore, Gene Tucker, and Darrell Potter.
Viewing hours will be 9am -8pm Friday with the family and friends visitation being held from 6pm-8pm Friday evening at the funeral home.
To sign Mrs. Smith’s online guest book, please visit www.mallorymartinfuneralhome.com