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Mark A. Smith, 55, Columbia, KY native (1967-2023)

Mark Anthony Smith of Russell Springs passed from this life Thursday, February 23, 2023, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville, following a short illness. He was 55 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 2pmCT on on Sunday, February 26, 2023, at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N. Main St., Jamestown, KY, with Bro. Jim Robertson officiating. Burial will follow in the Smith Memorial Cemetery in Russell Springs.

Friends may visit from NoonCT until time of service at 2pmCT on Sunday, February 26th at H. E. Pruitt Memory Chapel in Jamestown, KY.

Mark was born in Columbia, KY on December 5, 1967, a son of Betty Lou (Ragle) Smith, of Russell Springs, KY and the late Charles E. Smith.

Mark is survived by:
  • His mother, Betty Lou Smith, of Russell Springs, KY;
  • Two brothers, Greg Smith (Robin), of Russell Springs, KY; Trent Smith (Mitza), of Jamestown, KY; Uncle James C. Smith, of Russell Springs; a special family friend Carol Smith Wilson.
  • A nephew, Travis Smith (Allison)
  • A niece, Skyler Bray (Cameron)
  • Great nieces Stella and Everly Smith
  • Great nephew Xavier Bray
  • Cousins and friends
H.E. Pruitt is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Mark A. Smith, 55, Columbia, KY native (1967-2023)

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