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Danial Smith


Danial Aaron Smith, Sr., 65, of Ward died Saturday, April 13, 2013. He was born Jan. 18, 1948 in Osage, Iowa to Everett and Ardell Powers Smith. He was a veteran of the United States Army and Navy and served two tours in Vietnam. He worked many years as a police officer and a truck driver.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Paul Smith; and sister, Della Lee Sunday.

Survivors include his wife, Vieta Smith of Ward; children, Danial Aaron Smith Jr. and wife Tisha of Jamesville, N.C., Edward Alan Smith and wife Connie of Roper, N.C., Rick Smith of Ward, Lincoln Smith-Bates and wife Brandie of Riceville, Iowa, Bonita Smith of Beebe and Carrie Bain and fiancé, Cameron Henderson of Beebe; 16 grandchildren; sisters, Allene “Sug” Riser of Minneapolis, Minn. and Mary Ann Clifton of Ward; brother, Joe Smith and wife Judy of Wasilla, Alaska; and sister-in-law, Audry Workman Smith.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, April 18, 2013 in the chapel of Moore’s Cabot Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, April 19, 2013 at the funeral home.

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