Rev. Homer L. SMITH

November 4, 1919 ~ March 23, 2006

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Rev. Homer L. Smith passed away Thursday, March 23, 2006, at Country Meadows Nursing Home, Park Hills, at the age of 86 years, 4 months & 19 days. Homer was born Nov. 4, 1919, in Bonne Terre, to Andrew Roy Smith & Maud 'Smith' Smith. Also preceding-in-death were his 1st wife of 58 years, Dorothy Mae 'Meyers' Smith (Feb. 18, 2000); 1 Sister, Anna Mae Barbey; 2 Brothers: Howard Smith & Kenneth Smith.

Rev. Smith was saved Dec. 5, 1944, at Fredericktown Assembly of God Church & received the Holy Spirit in Aug. 1945 & began his ministry. He had the Doe Run Assembly of God Church built in 1956; He pastored the Doe Run Assembly of God Church for 45 years; He worked for St. Joe Lead Co. for 38 yrs & 5 mos., while pastoring the church & leading many people to Christ.

Survivors: his WIFE: Rhema L. 'Kennon' Mullins Smith, of Desloge; 1 DAUGHTER: Carolyn "Carri" (Mrs. Harold) Weems, of Farmington; 2 SONS: Carl L. (& Nadine) Smith, of Farmington; Charles D. "Chuck" Smith, of St. Louis. 1 SISTER: Lucille (Mrs. Clyde) Pinkston, of Bonne Terre; 1 BROTHER: Gene (& Loraine) Smith, of Farmington. 4 GRANDCHILDREN: Lisa (Mrs. Doug) Berry, of Farmington; Carletta (Mrs. K.J.) Genenbacher, of Farmington; Andrea (Mrs. Josh) Steele, of O'Fallon, MO; Erica Weems, of Dardenne Prairie, MO. 6 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Ashley, Garrett & Summer Berry; Jacob Steele; Carly & Kyle Genenbacher.

Visitation: Sunday, 4-9 pm at TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL. Visitation resumes Monday, 7:00 a.m.

Funeral: Monday, 2:00 p.m., March 27, 2006

at : Doe Run Assembly of God Church, with Rev. Jerry Cuneio officiating, assisted by Rev. John M. Kee, Rev. Fred Pritchett & Rev. Eddie Bone.

Interment: Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Farmington.

Memorials to: * Doe Run Assembly of God Church.

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  1. Rev.Smith married me and my ex-husband back in the 83 in doe run,he was a very kind and gentle man. I'm truely sorry for your lost.

  2. Carrie, so sorry to hear of your loss. It's hard to lose your parents but God has better things in store for them. Stay strong. Sincerely, Charla

  3. Rev. Smith was a very dear friend and a good man. He will be missed by family,friends,and congregation. He has gone home.

  4. we would like to offer the family of Bro Smith our deepest Prayers an to tell them we will keep you all in our Prayers at this time of your loss we know that Bro smith has been a very close friend to us as our kids were growing up Thankyou for being a close freind an we enjoyed the time we had to spend with bro smith as he was our first pastor he will be forever missed by us an many others.

  5. We are so sorry that he had to suffer. He was such a good man and very good to my Grandmother, Rhema. I am sorry for the family's loss.

  6. There will always be a place in my heart for Brother Smith.He baptized me in 1962 at Iron bridge. Loved going to his Church with Grandpa and Aunt Linda.He had the kindess smile. God Bless you my sympathy and prayers are with you. Saved to Serve,Your Sister in Christ Alberta

  7. Carri, Jason and I wanted you to know how sorry we were to hear of your dad's death. You know he is with God and let that be your comfort when you miss him most.

  8. We are so sorry to hear about the death of Homer. I know that he lived a good life and we all know where he is now. We are praying for you, Rehma, and the family during this sad time.

  9. bro smith i miss you i think you lot of you and carri i am sorry i about your dad i going to miss you at church i know you a long time and he married pat and kenny january 22 1956 and he deataont amy to church i love you carri i am sorry about your dad and the family too

  10. carri i am sorry about your dad dieing i love you if you need me i will be there for you i really thought lot of your mom and dad i am going to miss your dad at church

  11. My dearest Uncle Homer. Through out your life you have left behing a great legacy of serving the Lord and leading many to Christ. I only hope I can take life mistakes and learn from them and in turn leave behinda great legacy such as you did. You were such a blessing to me. You life of serving is worth is all now as you can enjoy your great rewards in heaven. May God bless and comfort those you left behind and may they too see the legacy you have shared with so many.

  12. To the family of Rev. Smith: Please accept our deepest sympathy. It is never easy to experience the loss of a loved one, especially a parent or spouse. Anyone who knew Rev. Smith regarded him highly. He was truly a man of God and will be leaving a wonderful legacy. Rest assured that heaven is rejoicing today. God bless each of you.

  13. My name is Genevieve Miller I live at 1202 E Evergreen in Desloge. I knew the Reverend. I introduced him to his lovely wife. He was a extremely wonderful human being and I am glad to have known him and his dear wife. I send my deepest condolences to your family and friends.

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