A memorial service for I.E. Smith, 86, of Lake Brownwood, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27 at the American Legion Post # 470 in May. Inurnment with military honors will follow at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28 at Sunset Memory Gardens in Odessa. Heartland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He died Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 at his home.
He was born in Sonora on Nov. 21, 1930 to Elton and Noble Smith. He served his country in the Army during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. He married Thelma Irene Tessaro on Aug. 27, 1954.
Survivors include three children, Linda Overturf of Cameron, Joe Smith of Arlington, and Roger Smith of Odessa; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Barte Smith.
He was preceded in death by his wife; and two brothers, Eddie and Noble Smith.