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P. O. Box 722
2522 East Broadway
Forrest City, AR 72336
Mrs. Joyce Smith, 70 of Palestine, died Tuesday, July 14th, 2020, at her residence in Palestine, AR.
Mrs. Smith was born October 8th, 1949 in Palestine AR, to the late Mr. Lonnie Cottrell and the late Mrs. Bertha Hensley Cottrell.
Survivors are spouse, Mr. Elounzo Smith, of Palestine, her children Mr. Montrell Smith of Palestine, Mr. Jason Smith of Palestine and Windie Griggs of Palestine, siblings, Mr. Johnnie Cottrell of Forrest City, Rev. Leroy Cottrell of Memphis, Mr. Hurlen Cottrell of Pine Bluff, Mrs. Altha Easley of Forrest City, nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.
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