Dortha Lee “Dot” Smith, 85, of Clinton passed away Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Little Rock. She was born June 13, 1927, in Clinton. She was the fifth child born to the late J.J. and Bessie (Estes) Smith. Dortha worked for many years for the Federal Aviation Administration in Little Rock until her retirement. She was a longtime resident of Van Buren County and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, J.J. and Bessie Smith; two brothers, Orbin and Loyd Smith; and two sisters, Lois Porter and Nerene Williams. She is survived by two sisters, Mary Jo Davis and Verniece Harness, a host of loving nieces and nephews, and special nieces Hannah and Katie McHale.
Visitation was Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home, Clinton. Funeral services were 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at Roller-McNutt Chapel, Clinton, with Pastor Gary Kirkendoll and her nephew Pastor Steve Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Pee Dee Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home, Clinton. Online guest book: rollerfuneralhomes.com.