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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.