Sandra Lee Smith

Sandra Lee Smith

Sandra Lee Smith, 57, of rural Dongola, died Sunday, June 3, 2018, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. 

She was born on July 7, 1960, in Aurora, the daughter of Langley and Donna Sichling West. 

She married Claude L. Smith on June 25, 1977.

She is survived by her husband, Claude L. Smith of rural Dongola; three sons, Tramps Smith, Jacob Smith and Ben Smith; her father, Langley West of Vienna; seven grandchildren, Zakary Smith, Ella Smith, Trinity Adams, Bailey Bible, Keara Bible, Drake Bible and Nyleah Silliman; siblings Joe West, LaDonna McDowell and Mike West; other relatives and many friends. 

She was preceded in death by her mother, Donna West, and by a son, Zane Smith.

She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Dongola. She loved spending time with her family.

Graveside funeral services were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, at Friendship Cemetery in Dongola. Interment was in Friendship Cemetery. 

Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

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