February 27, 1933 - November 20, 2015
Mrs. Frances B. Smith, 82, of Bowling Green, Missouri, passed away on November 20, 2015 at the University of Missouri Medical Center in Columbia, Missouri. Funeral services will be at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at the Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana, Missouri. The Rev. Frank Welch will officiate. Burial will be at the Greenwood Cemetery near Clarksville, Missouri. Visitation will be held from 11:00 A.M. until time of service at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home. She was born on February 27, 1933 in California, Missouri to Sylvester and Lillian Howard Zimmerman. She was married to Jake Smith, Sr. on June 7, 1955 in Eolia, Missouri. They were happily married for 36 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jake Smith, Sr.; 3 brothers, Charles Zimmerman, Leonard Zimmerman, and Arnold Zimmerman; and 2 sisters, Mary Smith, and Leona Smith who died in infancy; and a brother Ronald Zimmerman who died in infancy. She is survived by 4 children, Richard Zimmerman and wife Pam of California, Missouri, Robert Zimmerman and wife Cindy of Clarksville, Missouri, Jake Smith, Jr. and wife Debbie of Eolia, Missouri, and Kitty Spegal and husband Bill of Bowling Green, Missouri; 1 sister, Marie Randolph of Fenton, Missouri; grandchildren, Adrianna Wheeler and husband Troy of New Franklin, Missouri, Craig Smith and wife Brenna of Eolia, Missouri, Bobby Zimmerman and wife Georgia of Troy, Missouri, Jennifer Carr and husband Aaron of Clarksville, Missouri, Samantha Jenkins and husband Donny of Columbia, Missouri, and Michael Spegal of Bowling Green, Missouri; and 9 Great Grandchildren. Mrs. Smith was a member of the Baptist Faith and had most recently attended Peno Baptist Church near Bowling Green, Missouri. Honorary Pallbearers will be Quinton Gilpin, Jacob Zimmerman, Cody Smith, and Dayson Smith. Active Pallbearers will be Craig Smith, Bobby Zimmerman, Jr., Michael Spegal, Donny Jenkins, Aaron Carr, and Troy Wheeler. Memorial donations can be made to American Heart Association in care of Collier Funeral Homes, Inc., 117 Barnard Drive, Louisiana, Missouri 63353. Online condolences may be sent at www.collierfuneral.com.
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