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Joyce Ann Smith

Funeral services for Joyce Ann Smith, 77, Jonesboro, Arkansas, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 22, 2022, in the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Smith passed away at 9:00 a.m., Monday, April 18, 2022, at Baxter Regional Medical Center, in Mountain Home, Arkansas.


She was born June 19, 1944 at West Plains, Missouri, to Fred Redburn and Ruth Elizabeth Montgomery Redburn.  On December 14, 1962, she was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Gary Smith.  Mrs. Smith enjoyed rock collecting, hiking, and traveling with Gary.  She loved spending time with her granddaughter.  Mrs. Smith was a member of Refuge Church of the Assemblies of God in Jonesboro, Arkansas.


She is survived by her husband, Gary; one son, Matthew Smith and wife, Erica, Jonesboro, Arkansas; one granddaughter, Brianna; one brother, Floyd Redburn and significant other, Marsha, Chadwick, Missouri; one sister, Barbara Goodwin and husband, Mark, Athens, Georgia; and several nieces and nephews.


Her parents, one sister, Kathryn Ritchie, and one brother, Ray Redburn, preceded her in death.


Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, in the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Refuge Church and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775.  Online condolences may be expressed at