Christopher "Chris" Matthew Smart, 31, of Clarkton died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at his residence. He was a volunteer firefighter, a member of the Clarkton High School Class of 1999, the Christian Centerline Car Club of Malden and a former member of the SEMO 4-H Rodeo Association. He was of the Baptist faith.
Born March 26, 1979, in Dexter, he was the son of James Artie and Wanda Lou (Wright) Smart.
Mr. Smart is survived by his parents, James and Wanda Smart of Clarkton; one brother and sister-in-law, Artie and Dawn Smart of Clarkton; two nephews, Dalton and Scott Smart of Clarkton; his grandmother, Louise Smart of Clarkton; and several aunts and uncles.
Visitation was held on Friday, Oct. 8, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. Funeral services were held on Saturday, Oct. 9, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jack Allen officiating. Burial was in Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.