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Elza Benton Smith

November 3, 1957 — October 20, 2023

Funeral Service for Elza Benton Smith, 65, of Webbers Falls, Oklahoma will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday, October 26, 2023 at Agent Millsap Event Center in Gore, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Vian, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.

He was born on November 3, 1957 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma to Bessie (Johnson) Smith and Noah Smith and passed away on October 20, 2023 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was married to Roberta (Adams) Smith on July 3, 1982 in Gore, Oklahoma. He worked in road construction as a heavy equipment operator and was of the Pentecostal faith.

Survivors are wife, Roberta of the home; two daughters, Amber Smith of Webbers Falls and Robbie Shade of Warner, OK; four sons, Noah Smith of Muskogee, OK, Elza Smith, Jr. of Webbers Falls, OK, Jacob Smith of Fort Smith, AR and Jeffrey Smith of Fort Smith, AR; five grandchildren, Randi Collins, Audrey Smith, Isaac Smith, Abigail Shade and Silas Shade; one great-granddaughter, Alaya Lynn; one brother, RB Smith of Mulberrry, AR; and several other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; seven sisters, Del Marie, Georgie, Ruby, Savannah, Verlita, Nola and Fannie; and seven brothers, Johnny, Frank, Emery, LG, Willie, Floyd and Homer.

Viewing will be 1 – 8 PM Wednesday at Agent Millsap Event Center in Gore, OK.

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