GREENFIELD-A memorial service will be held at 12 noon on Monday, Nov. 25, at the Zumwalt Center in Stockton for Alan Layne Smith, 49, who died at home on his farm on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, after a year long battle with cancer.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, http://main.acsevents.org/goto/Alan_Smith or mail to Wesley Smith, 91 Murray Way, Dallas, GA 30157.
Survivors include his mother, Beverly Ann Smith; a daughter, Amanda and grandson Zaden; three brothers, Travis, Greenfield, Mark, Woodbridge, VA and Wesley, Dallas, GA, and a large extended family.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee Smith.
Mr. Smith was born June 30, 1964, in Lamar, to Robert Lee and Beverly Ann (Pentecost) Smith. He graduated from Webb City High School and from Spartan School of Aeronautics. He worked for many years refurbishing power plants all around the Midwest. He was a member of the Insulators Union Local 63 in Springfield. He had recently been able to buy a small farm and was looking forward to fixing it up when cancer interrupted his life.