GOLDTHWAITE — Funeral services for John Smith, 88, of Mullin, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home in Goldthwaite. Burial will follow at Duren Cemetery in Mullin. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

He died Thursday, March 8, 2018 in Mullin.

He was born April 7, 1929 in Democrat to James Elzie Smith and Sally Johnson Smith. He married Ima Jean Wasserman on June 5, 1949.

Survivors include his wife, Ima Jean Smith of Mullin; children and their spouses, John Carl Smith and Sue, Tyline Green and Tommy, Faylene Phillips and Chipper and Sammy Smith and Patricia, all of Mullin; 15 grandchildren, Scotty Wilson, Tonya Oliver, Travis Wilson, Clay Phillips, Robbie Phillips, Felisha Seider, Laci Russell, Regena Ritter, Sabrena Green, Jamie Smith, Jennifer Driver, Jonathan Smith, Jason Smith, Shannon Mangus, Kathy Amadorez; 20 great-grandchildren; sister, Ema Nell Carney of Manchester, New Hampshire; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Elzie and Sally Johnson Smith; four brothers, Arlie Smith, Edgar Smith, Buster Smith, and Kyle Smith; three sisters, Fay Weeks, Lena Mae Bowden, Isa Belle Cornelia; and two grandsons, Sammy Wayne Minica and Zachary Wilson.