Opal Lea Smith

Opal Lea Smith, 88-year-old resident of Siloam Springs, Ark., died Nov. 27, 2022, in Fayetteville, Ark.

She was born Nov. 4, 1934, to John H. Reynolds and Zona M. Reynolds in Siloam Springs.

Opal married Tom Smith in the state of Oregon in 1952.

Opal enjoyed many things in her free time, including crocheting, knitting, and watching mystery programs.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Smith; one daughter, Debbie Neal; two granddaughters, Tabatha Smith and Debbie Anne Green; five brothers, Everette Reynolds, George Reynolds, Edgar “Jonny” Reynolds, Ervin Reynolds, and Earl Gene Reynolds; and one sister, Eula Mae Hillhouse.

She is survived by her children, Larry Smith of Sweet Home, C.J. Smith of Fort Worth, Texas, Doris Smith of Siloam Springs, Ann Thomason of Bentonville, Ark., Yvonne Claunch of Sweet Home, and Toni Thomason and husband Randy of Siloam Springs; one sister, Marie Nichols of Siloam Springs; eight grandchildren, Jenifer Woodruff, Heather Thomason, Ashley Hunt, Michael Thomason, Jared Claunch, Sherinda McKnight, Cody Smith, and James Neal; and numerous great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Dec. 2 at Wasson Funeral Home. Burial followed at Fairmount Cemetery in Gentry, Ark. To sign the online guestbook, please visit http://www.wassonfuneralhome.com.