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OK - Funeral Services for R.J. "Smitty" Smithey, Jr. will be 10:30 A.M.
Thursday, May 26, 2005 at Meador Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow
in Liberty Cemetery in Grayson County. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 P.M.
Wednesday, May 25, 2005 at the funeral home.
Mr. Smithey passed away Monday, May 23, 2005 at Mercy Memorial
Health Center in Ardmore, OK. Smitty was born January 17, 1938 in Elmer,
OK to R.J., Sr. and Mamie Ruby (Southerland) Smithey. He was a fishing
guide and owned C & S Bait Shop in Willis. He also worked for Wonder
Bread for around 30 years. Survivors include his wife, Karen Miller of
Willis; children, Brian Smithey of Alva, OK, Tracy Spainhour of Merriam,
KS, Jackie Conklin of Leander, TX, Michael Miller of Orofina, ID and Kimberly
Miller of Round Rock, TX. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Christie
Belveal and an infant sister. Pallbearers are Arthur Herndon, Mel Gillum,
Jim McBee, Kenny Barnes, Steve McKibban and Richard King. - - - Meadors