James E. Smith


James E. Smith
James E. Smith

James E. Smith, 82, of Stratford, died on Tuesday, June 6, 2023.

Graveside services will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Friday, June 9, 2023 at the Stratford Cemetery with Michael Rinne, pastor at First Baptist Church, officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors at Dumas, 500 N. Maddox.

James was born on October 8, 1940 in Dalhart, Texas to J.W. Smith and Jane Martha Ringo Smith. He had owned and operated Smith & Smith Water Well for many years. He enjoyed shooting guns in his free time.

He was a hard worker and loved spending time with his family, dogs, and friends. He was a member of First Baptist Church.

James married Mary Livingston on October 25, 1963 in Keyes, Oklahoma.

He is survived by his wife Mary L. Smith; a son, Cary Smith and wife Laura; two daughters, Brenda Cromer and husband Aaron and Cindy Smith; seven grandchildren, Kristin, Chad, Justin, Jared, Ryan, Adrian, and Andria; and sixteen great grandchildren.

2 Replies to “James E. Smith”

  1. Sincere condolences to the family. I am so very sorry for your loss. May God provide the necessary peace and comfort to your family and friends during this difficult time. Please remember these words of encouragement from the Bible: “ Jesus plainly told her: “I am the resurrection and the life. He that exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life.” —John 11:20-25.

  2. Dear Aunt Mary and family,
    I’m sorry for your loss.
    From your California Family,
    Cathy Leacox Farman

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