Arlin Smith

Arlin Smith
Arlin Smith

Arlin Smith, 84, of Amarillo, TX died Sunday, January 28, 2024.

Visitation with the family will be from 6-7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 1, 2024, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 2, 2024, at First Family Church.  Burial will be at Llano Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.

Arlin was born September 22, 1939, in De Ridder, LA to parents Fred and Ethel (Loper) Smith.

He graduated from West Texas State University in 1972 and was employed as an accountant for 25 years with Southwestern Public Service.

Arlin married Jonelle Roe on July 10, 1976, in Wichita Falls.  For 8 years, they traveled the tri-state area presenting church services.  He also was featured in many spiritual radio and television spots, and authored many articles published on the Opinion Page of the Amarillo Globe-News.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Ethel Smith, and a baby brother, Flynn.

Survivors include his wife of more than 47 years, Jonelle Smith, of Amarillo, TX; daughter, Michelle McCoy and husband Ray, of Lampasas, TX; a brother, Dwayne Smith and wife Susan, of Flat, TX; a sister, Wanda Selby, of Amarillo, TX; a grandson, Ashton McCoy, of Lampasas, TX; and many nephews, nieces, and friends.

5 Replies to “Arlin Smith”

  1. Sincerely, Arlin will be greatly missed. He has been a wonderful influence in so many lives including ours. Though he will be missed so very much, we are thankful Arlin is now with Jesus, the one he loves so very much. God be with Jonelle and his family and give them many good memories.

  2. Arlin was a great Christian and a wonderful man. We will miss him, but I believe he is now free in Heaven to praise the Lord mightily.

  3. We send our deepest condolences to Mrs. Jonelle & family. Arlin was loved and will be missed by the staff & care staff here at The Resrerve at Amarillo.

  4. We send our deepest condolences and prayers for Miss Jonelle, the family & his church family. Arlin had the kindest heart and will be greatly missed. He was a gentle soul who loved The Lord and taught God’s Word for many, many years. No more suffering, no more pain. Our dear Brother Arlin is home with our Lord Jesus Christ.

  5. We send our deepest condolences and prayers for Miss Jonelle, the family & his church family. Arlin had the kindest heart and will be greatly missed. He was a gentle soul who loved The Lord and taught His Word for many, many years. He is home with our Lord Jesus Christ.

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