Doug Smith, 69, of Van Buren died Tuesday, Dece. 24, 2013, at his home. He was born July 28, 1944 in Quitman County, Miss., and was a construction worker.

He is survived by a son, Doug Smith of Van Buren; two sisters, Phebe Manasco of Hernando, Miss., and Marla Payne of Seattle, Wash.; and a grandchild.

Cremation was under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.