Dateline: September 11, 2003
services for B.W. Smith, age 88, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday,
September 11, 2003, in the First Baptist Church with Rev. Melvin Brooks,
Pastor of St. Stephen’s Baptist Church in Clarendon, officiating.
Burial will be held in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the
direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Smith died Saturday, September 6, 2003, in Pampa. He was born January 2, 1915, in Gilmer, Texas, and had been a
Clarendon resident most of his life.
He married Beatrice V. Jones on March 7, 1934, at Gilmer.
He was retired from the railroad and had farmed for several years
prior to his retirement. He was a member of the St. Stephen’s Baptist Church in
was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Combs; and two brothers, Neal
Smith and George Smith.
include his wife, Beatrice Smith of Clarendon; three daughters, Essie Jean
McCampbell, Doris Gardner, and Joann Brown all of Clarendon; five sons,
Bobby Smith, Curtis Smith, B.W. Smith, Jr., all of Amarillo; Billy Smith
of Memphis; and Archie Smith of Mesquite; one sister, Essie Shoels of
Amarillo; 31 grandchildren; 78 great grandchildren; and 13 great great
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