ONA MARIE SMITH, a resident of Berryville, Arkansas was born May 9, 1925 in the High Community, the daughter of Robert C. and Cassie Lilly (Anderson) Beal. She departed this life Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Berryville, Arkansas at the age of 92 years.
Ona was a member of the Church on the Hill and enjoyed gardening. Her true love was taking care of her family and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
On February 14, 1942, she was united in marriage to Clarence Owen Smith, who survives her of the home. She is also survived by her daughter, Brenda Mayes and husband, Danny, of Springdale, Arkansas; seven grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends and loved ones.
Ona is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Cassie Beal; her brothers and sisters, and two sons, Larry and Jerry Smith.
Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 p.m.; Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel, Berryville, Arkansas. Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel, Berryville with Pastor Keith Butler officiating. Interment will follow the service at the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery in Berryville under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.