Volume 51, Number 29

eighteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, July 17, 2014

Obituaries

Daniel Mullins
April 13, 1937 - September 23, 2010

NEW PALESTINE, IN--Daniel Mullins, 73, of New Palestine and formerly of New Castle, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, at his residence. He was born April 13, 1937 in Byrdstown, to the late Emery and Ophie (Cargile) Mullins.
He was an avid antique enthusiast and enjoyed going to garage sales. Dan was a wonderful provider, husband, father and grandfather. Before moving to New Palestine in 2002 to be closer to his family, he had previously lived in New Castle for 44 years and retired from Chrysler Corporation. Dan was baptized August 8, 2010 with his granddaughter, Joslyn and nephew Terry. He was a member of Franklin Road Church of Christ in Indianapolis.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Glenda (Braswell) Mullins of New Palestine, children, Tammy (husband, Craig) Stevens of Greenfield and Sherry Mullins-Patterson of New Palestine, grandchildren, Joslyn Patterson of New Palestine and Skylar Stevens of Greenfield, three sisters-in-law, Ovella Mullins of Byrdstown; Ruth Mullins of Henryville, Tn. and Sue Brown of Greenfield, sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Sarah and Arnold Troxell of Indianapolis, several nieces and nephews, and two grand-dogs, Jake and Sophie.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six brothers and two sisters.
Services were held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, 2010 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle with Pastor Bruce Blanton officiating. Burial followed in South Mound Cemetery West Lawn Addition. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice with envelopes available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.hinsey-brown.com.

Reuben Wallace Smith
December 23, 1922 - September 8, 2010

RUSSELLVILLE, ARK--Reuben Wallace Smith, 87, of Russellville, formerly of Jacksonville, AR, passed away Sept. 8, 2010 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. He was born Dec. 23, 1922 in Monroe, to the late Verda Rich and James Allen Smith. Mr. Smith entered the Army Air Corps in February 1943 and served 30 years in the US Air Force reaching the rank of Chief Master Sergeant. He was shot down twice during WWII and was captured the second time serving over a year as a POW. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville and enjoyed Nascar and Reds baseball.
He was preceded in death by his first wife of 25 years, Ona Cassandra Cross Smith; his second wife of 25 years, Wilma Latta Glover Smith; his parents; two infant sons, Robert Alfred Smith and Reuben Wallace Smith, Jr.
He is survived by four daughters, Johnnie Martin & husband Gene of Russellville, AR., Sandra Rowles & husband Michael of Fontana, CA., Loretta Long & husband Michael of Winfield, AL., Catherine Glass & husband Michael of Lawerence, KS; one son Gary Smith & wife Catherine of Bartlesville, OK; stepson, W.C. Glover of North Little Rock, AZ; step-daughter, Ann Teeter & husband Joseph of Little Rock, AZ; 13 grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, 5 step great grandchildren, one great-great grandson & two step great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Eula Neal of Byrdstown and Elaine Taylor & husband Don of Austell, GA; three brothers, James A. Smith, Jr. & wife Marjorie of Muncie, IN., Herbert Smith & wife Betty of Yorktown, IN., Paul Smith & wife Peggy of Milner, GA. and numerous nieces & nephews.
Funeral services were held Monday, September 13, 2010 at Humphrey Chapel in Russellville, AR. by Humphrey Funeral Service and burial at Rest Hills Memorial Park in North Little Rock, AR by Leggett Funeral Home. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com.

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