Dr. Wayne S. Smith, age 91, of Bryant, Arkansas, went to be the Lord on July 13, 2018. He was born in Roxton on September 15, 1926. Dr. Smith pastored in Blossom, Rocky Branch, Louisiana, Marshall, Arkansas First Baptist Church, Baring Cross North Little Rock, Arkansas, First Baptist Church in Little Rock, Arkansas, Sparkman, Arkansas First Baptist Church and served as Principal of the high school and junior high school in Sparkman, Arkansas. Mr. Smith was the founder of One to the Other Ministries, a foreign mission program that brought Christ to South America, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Europe. He earned his B.A. from Baylor University, his B.D. from the Seminary in Ft. Worth, his M.A. from Ouachita Baptist University and his ED.D from Northeast Louisiana University. Wayne was preceded in death by his father and mother, Henry and Ollie Smith; his brother, James Smith; and his granddaughter, Abbi Lane Smith. Dr. Smith leaves behind his son, Brett Smith and wife, Karen; granddaughter, Lilly Lynn Smith; and his great grandson, Ryan McKenzie Smith all of Benton, Arkansas.
Memorial services will be held at Geyer Springs First Baptist Church 12400, Interstate 30, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72210, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 6:00 p.m., in Sanders Hall.
Graveside services will be Friday, July 20, 2018 at 4:00 p.m., at Detroit Cemetery under the direction of Clarksville Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made to the Smith family at www.clarksvillefuneralhome.com .