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Ella Josephine Smith


Ella Josephine Smith, 80, of Cabot died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. She was born Aug. 23, 1932 in Torrington, Conn., to the late Dorothy Bailey. She was preceded in death by her husband Cleo Smith, one daughter, Pam Smith, and one grandson, Brandon M. Smith.

She is survived by her children Barbara Mattocks of Cabot, William A. Smith of Cabot, Cleo W. Smith Jr. of Illinois, Edna M. Miller of Illinois, Dorothy L. Trostel of Austin, Betty J. Bronkema of Austin, and Dawn M. Spicer of Austin; 28 grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home. Visitation was from 9 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Park.

Arrangements by Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home 501-982-2136. Sign online guestbook at

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