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Lebanon, OK- A family gathering for the family and friends of Mr. William "Bill" Hiram Smith will be held Friday, February 3, 2017 from 1-4PM at his home at 21266 Lebanon Lake Rd Lebanon, OK 73440. Care provided by Alexander-Gray Crematory of Ringling.

William Hiram Smith was born February 14, 1937 at Konowa, OK to the late Mr. Alvis Aaron Smith and Mrs. Anna Belle (Clinkenbeard) Smith. He departed this life February 1, 2017 at Love County Health Center of Marietta at the age of 79 years.

Bill lived at Konowa and California, moving back and forth between the two places in his younger years. He married the former Ms Polly Ann Whitener on June 16, 1964 at Chowchilla, California. Bill and Polly moved back to Oklahoma in the mid 1960's in the Marietta/Courtney area prior to their move to Gainesville where they worked and raised their children. Bill worked for over 20 years at the City of Gainesville in the water department retiring in 2000. After retirement the couple made their final move to Lebanon where he enjoyed fishing and hunting with his brother-in-law Sonny Whitener. Bill loved spending time with his family.

Preceding him in death were his sons, William Anthony, Michael Dewayne, and James Lesley Smith and his parents.

Survivors include his wife Polly of the home; daughter, Angela Lively and husband Jamie; grandson, William Michael Smith and wife Tracy; granddaughter, Keisha Roberts and husband Lance; 5great grandchildren, Jordyn, Liam, Mason, Aaron, and Italia; numerous other family and a host of lifelong friends.
Published on February 2, 2017
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