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James Alfred Smith
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1946
San Saba
San Saba County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 2008
Llano
Llano County
Texas, USA

PARENTS:
Alfred Elmo Smith 1920-1975
Rutha Maude Ranking 1925-1994

GRANDPARENTS:
William Joseph "Will" Smith 1872-1925
Anna Laura Robinson 1881-1957

SPOUSE
Nelda Gay Hightower 1948-2000
Married December 2, 1967

CHILDREN:
James Michael "Mike" Smith b.1969
Gary Lynn Smith b.1974

SAN SABA, TEXAS NEWSPAPER OBITUARY:
James A. Smith, 61, of Llano, formerly of San Saba, passed away, Saturday, April 19, 2008 at his home in Llano. He was born July 21, 1946, in San Saba, the son of Alfred Elmo Smith and Rutha Maude Rankin Smith.

On December 2, 1967, James Alfred Smith and Nelda Gay Hightower were married in Lometa, Texas. She preceded him in death May 19, 2000. On January 11, 1966, James enlisted with the United States Air Force and served time during the Vietnam War. James was an insurance adjuster and attended the Church of Christ.

He is survived by two sons: Gary Smith and his wife, Tasha, of San Antonio, TX; and Mike Smith and his wife, Laurie, of Lometa; six grandchildren: Ciarra Lynn Smith, Joel Smith, Josh Smith, Alene Shick, Christopher Snyder and Kendall Smith; two brothers: Richard Smith and his wife, Genie, of Llano, and John Smith of San Saba; three sisters: Peggy Horton and her husband, Ronnie, of Llano; Ann Turner and her husband, Parker, of Llano; and Pat Dawson and her husband, Ralph, of Austin; and several nieces and nephews.

James was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.

Services will be held Friday, April 25, 2008, at 2:00 at the Howell-Doran Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at the Harmony Ridge Cemetery.


San Saba News & Star

 
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 Parents:
  Alfred Elmo Smith (1920 - 1975)
  Rutha Maude Rankin Smith (1925 - 1994)
 
 Spouse:
  Nelda Gay Smith Hightower (1948 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Alfred Smith (1946 - 2008)
  Maude Ann Smith Turner (1948 - 2012)*
  Johnny D. Smith (1953 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Harmony Ridge Cemetery
San Saba County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Lynda Duncan Miles
Originally Created by: Slick
Record added: Jan 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83674748
James Alfred Smith
Added by: Lynda Duncan Miles
 
James Alfred Smith
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James Alfred Smith
Added by: Lynda Duncan Miles
 
 
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Miss you Papaw. Not a day goes by I dont think about you or grandma. I will love you forever and always for eternity and beyond! My idols, all ways have been and always will be forver.Love,your grandaughterp.s i graduated last friday. Just for you!
- Ciarra Lowden-Smith
 Added: Jan. 28, 2013

- Tony
 Added: Aug. 13, 2012
Rest in heavenly peace, cousin James. Gone, but not forgotten.
- Lynda Duncan Miles
 Added: Mar. 22, 2012
 
 
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