Sam Odis Smith, 71 of Garrett Bridge in Lincoln County died February 10, 2015 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock.

He was born October 19, 1943 in Desha County to the late Clay King, Jr. and Tommie Carter Smith. He was a member of Anderson Chapel Baptist Church, served in the Navy, was a Mason, a retired farmer and construction worker.

Survivors include one son, Steve (Tammy) Smith; one daughter, Kim (Marvin) Ritcher, all of Garrett Bridge; three brothers, Roy D. Smith of Pine Bluff, Larry Smith and Gary Smith, both of California; one sister, June Collins of Dumas; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held on February 15 at 2 p.m. at Drake Cemetery in Star City with Bro. Hardy Peacock officiating. There will be no formal visitation.