Rachel Simmons Smith, 93, of Benton passed away on Nov. 12, 2013, with her family by her side. She was born to the late David and Flora Simmons in Sikeston, Mo.
Rachel enjoyed sewing and spending time with her family and friends. She was a member of Gospel Assembly Church in Missouri.
Rachel was preceded in death by her parents and six brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her loving daughter, Charlotte Sitz and husband Darrol; two grandsons, Karl Sitz and wife Betty and Darin Sitz; two grandchildren, Anna Marie and Brandon Sitz; one sister, Vera Moore of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; and many nieces, nephews and friends who all loved her and will miss her dearly.
A celebration of life will be held at 1 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Dial and Dudley Funeral Home in Bryant with visitation planned one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Collegeville Cemetery.
Online guest book: www.dialanddudleyfuneralhome.com
Family comments: The family would like to give a very special thanks to the CNAs and thestaff at Arkansas Health Center for the loving care shown to Rachel and the family. Memorials may be made to Friends of Arkansas Health Center in Nanaâ€™s memory.