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Submitted: 8/27/14 • Approved: 8/27/14 • Last Updated: 4/19/18 • R755463-G0-S3
Aug 24, 1939
Apr 25, 2007
Miles Owen Smith, the son of Debt J. C. Smith and Beatrice Estelene Olson Smith Crabtree, was born August 24, 1939 in DeKalb, Illinois and went to his heavenly home Wednesday, April 25, 2007 in Houston, MO, making his age 67 years 8 months and 1 day.
Miles was united in marriage to Margaret Marie James, June 30, 1957. They were blessed with five children, Wayne C.W., Mark J.R., Loretta, Mike and Gary.
He was an active member of Midvale Pentecostal Church for over 26 years. He was saved Sunday morning February 15, 1981. Miles served the church as a deacon, Sunday School teacher, and Bible scholar.
He loved feeding the birds, mowing his lawn, and reading the Bible. He loved to spend time with his wife, Margaret, his children, and grandchildren. He like to fellowship with his church family. He drove a semi many years; his last run was for David Melton Trucking, hauling milk.
Preceding Miles in death is his father, Debt.
Miles is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Margaret of the home in Houston, his mother, Mrs. Bea Crabtree, of Springfield, MO; his brother, Kenny Smith and wife, Roberta, of Marshfield, MO; sisters, Wilma Faye Jackson of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Vivian Stringer and husband, Donald, of Hartshorn, MO; Sherrye Kuhn and husband, Allen, of Springfield, MO; his children, Wayne C.W. Smith of Houston, MO; Mark Smith and wife, Kim, of Ozark, MO; Loretta Bailey, of Joplin MO; Mike Smith of Raymondville, MO; Gary Smith and wife, Donna, of Raymondville, MO; twelve grandchildren and nine great grandchildren, and a host of other family members and friends.
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