Donnie Smith, 62, of Vian, Oklahoma passed away Monday, September 4, 2017 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. He was born March 6, 1955 in Vian, Oklahoma, the son of John Bedford Smith and Maxine Lousie (Stanley) Smith. He was married to Pam Gist on December 27, 1980 in Vian, Oklahoma. Mr. Smith was a truck driver, retired supervisor at Whirlpool, and of the Pentecostal faith. He loved the Lord, his family, and his grandchildren were his life. He loved his church family as his own.
wife: Pam of the home
2 daughters: Angie Skaggs and husband, Steve of Spiro, OK and Jill Grady and husband, Curtis of Oklahoma City, OK
1 son: Jeremy Smith and wife, Stephanie of Vian, OK
7 grandchildren: Tori, Hannah, Emma, Ely, Chasity, Jaxon, and Addison
2 brothers: Jimmy "Bubby" Smith and wife, Sue of Vian, OK and Larry Smith and wife, Michelle of Vian, OK
1 sister: Deanne Smith and husband, Mike of Warner, OK
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Maxine Smith; 1 brother, Billie Smith; and 1 grandchild, Garrett Grady
Funeral service is Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 2 pm at Blackgum Harvestime Church in Vian, Oklahoma. Burial will be at Box Cemetery under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw.
Viewing is Wednesday from 10 am - 8 pm at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw.
Active Pallbearers are Jason Gist, Danny Wells, Taylor Smith, Larry J. Smith, D.J. Gist, David Buttery, and Dale Kleman
Honorary Pallbearers are Mike Lewis, Luis Cortez, Randy Scott, and Kenny Lewis