November 15 1928 December 17 2019
Charles Owen Smith, 91, of Mena, Arkansas died Tuesday, December 17, 2019 in Magnolia, Arkansas. He was born November 15, 1928 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Jesse Cleveland Smith and Grace Sartain Smith. Owen served in the United States Army, ERC Artillery, during the Korean War. He spent his entire civilian career as a long haul truck driver and diesel truck mechanic. He enjoyed elk hunting in the western states; traveling throughout the United States; and spending time with family. Owen was preceded in death by his parents, wife Jorja Legate Smith and sister Inez Smith Brower. He is survived by a special friend Mrs. Pat Oglesby, Mena, AR; daughter, Debbie Chatelain (Darrell) of Magnolia, AR; son, Rob Smith (Paula) of Oklahoma City, OK; grandchildren: Jason Ray (Mercedes), Courtney McHenry (Brent), Jaime Dooley (Jeremy), Maegan Smith, Nikki Chatelain, Cass Chatelain (Noel), and Austin Chatelain (Mary); and great grandchildren: Maggie and Kallie McHenry; Isaac and Judah Ray; Ryne, Rayce, and Laney Dooley; Hunter, Charlie, and Chyanne Chatelain; and Lily and August Chatelain. A grave side service will be held Thursday, December 19, at 2:00 PM, in Mena, Arkansas, at the Rocky Cemetery under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. in Magnolia. To sign the guest book or share a memory visit www.lewisfuneralhome.biz To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Charles Owen Smith please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Charles Owen Smith November 15 1928 December 17 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Magnolia, state: Arkansas