Joseph “Joe” Luther Smith Jr., 86, passed away Nov. 7, 2010, in Fort Worth. He was born Jan. 15, 1924, in Carter County.

 


Joseph “Joe” Luther Smith Jr., 86, passed away Nov. 7, 2010, in Fort Worth. He was born Jan. 15, 1924, in Carter County.

 

Services were held on Nov. 11, 2010, at Greenwood Chapel. Interment was at Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth.

 

Joe moved as a young boy to Russett with his parents, Joseph Luther Smith Sr. and Lula Stafford Smith. After leaving school he lived in Ardmore before going in the Army. He spent one year in Japan in WW II. He later moved to Fort Worth with his wife, Doris.

 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris; son, Donald Joe Smith; both parents; and two sisters, Doris Burke and Ora Mae Watkins.

 

Survivors are daughter, Denise Acuff, daughter-in-law, Jodi Smith; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, Billy Smith and Herschel Smith; and two sisters, Eva Pearl Norton and Alma Lois May.