OZARK… Mrs. Judi Harclerode Smith, a resident of Ozark, died late Sunday afternoon, February 6, 2022, at her home. She was 73.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, February 11, 2022, in the Ozark First Assembly of God Church with Pastor Brian Presley, Reverend Murray Kelley, and Dr. Michael Sharp officiating. Burial will follow in Westview Cemetery. Fuqua Bankston Funeral Home of Ozark is in charge of arrangements. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 P.M. Friday at the church.
Mrs. Smith was born March 9, 1948, in Bedford, Pennsylvania and was a 1966 Graduate of Bedford High School. She moved to Lakeland, Florida to attend Southeastern Bible College and while there, she married her husband, Jim Smith. She and her husband were on staff of Calvary Assembly of God in Winter Haven, Florida before moving to Huntsville, Alabama where they served as Youth Pastors from 1979 to 1983. Following Huntsville, they moved to Talladega, Alabama to Wewoka Assembly of God Church from 1983 until 1985. In 1985, they moved to Daleville, Alabama where they served until 2018 when her husband retired. She was employed with the Dothan First Assembly of God Church as an Administrative Assistant and Bookkeeper for twenty-six years. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her mother, Josephine B. Wright Harclerode.
Surviving relatives include her devoted, loving husband, Reverend James F. “Jim” Smith, Sr. Ozark; two sons, James F. “Jimmy” Smith, Jr. (Laura) and Zachary Andrew Smith, Daleville; daughter, Jodi Michelle Burwick (Michael Sandler), Ozark; her father, Robert Shimer Harclerode; sister, Terri Ream (Rick), Red Lion, PA; two grandchildren, Jadon Micah Burwick and Lanie Michelle Burwick.