Helen Jean Miles Smith, age 88 of Arkadelphia, went to be with the Lord February 4, 2018.
Helen was born July 8, 1929, in ZookSpur, Iowa, the daughter of Elmer and Lucy Hartley Miles. Helen has been a faithful member of First United Methodist Church since 1964. She was a member of the Upper Room Sunday School Class, United Methodist Women and Ruth Circle.
Helen was preceded in death by twelve siblings and her beloved husband. Surviving Helen are her seven children and their spouses, Cindy Hammonds of Arkadelphia, Ronnie Smith of Jonesboro, Donnie Smith (Caren) of Sage, Jeanie Green of Arkadelphia, Steve Smith (Gail) of Humboldt, Tenn., Mickey Smith of St. Louis Mo. and Michelle Smith of Arkadelphia. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
The visitation was at Ruggles Wilcox Funeral Home on Tue. Feb. 6, 2018 from 5 until 7 p.m. Funeral Services were at 2 p.m. Wed. Feb. 7, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church in Arkadelphia with Rev. Carroll Jackson officiating and burial at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens.
Sign Helen’s online Tribute Wall atwww.ruggleswilcox.com. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church.