Hermon Aven Smith - Lepanto

Thursday, September 30, 2004

Hermon Aven Smith, 64, of Lepanto died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at his residence.

Born at Dyess, he was a lifelong resident of Mississippi and Poinsett Counties, a farmer and a member of Etowah Pentecostal Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Olene Smith of Lepanto; five daughters, Sandra Stevens of Sardis, Miss., Phyllis Isbell of Etowah and Diane Brown, Vickie Tittle and Peggy Darty, all of Osceola; a brother, Aaron "Pat" Smith of Etowah; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Rickey Smith; his parents, Harry and Ethel Smith; two sisters and seven brothers.

The funeral was held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola with Huey Meherg officiating. Burial was in Potter's Memorial Cemetery at Lepanto.