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Derek Smith

Friday, September 12, 2008

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Derek Smith
Derek Keith Smith, 18, of Kennett, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, north of Gobler, Mo.

Born Nov. 25, 1989, in Kennett, son of Keith O'Brian and Sheila Dixon Smith of Kennett, he was employed at Maverick in Blytheville, Ark.

On June 28, 2008, in Kennett, he married Ashley McKinney, who survives.

Survivors also include one sister, Brittany Smith, of Hornlake, Miss.; paternal grandparents, Leroy and Frances Smith, of Independence, Mo.; maternal grandmother, Sharon Lindsey, of Senath, Mo. and his father and mother-in-law, Kenneth and Melinda McKinney, of Kennett.

Visitation will begin at 5 p.m., today, Friday, Sept. 12, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Thompson officiating.

Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.

Pallbearers are Joshua Finney, Roger McElhaney, Dewayne Taylor, Tyler Roberts, Jeremy Westerfield and Drake Daniels.

Honorary pallbearers are Jonathan Cribbs and Keith McKinney.