James LaMarr Smith Sr., 94, of Broken Bow passed away Saturday, August 21, 2010 at the Paris Regional Medical Center, Paris, TX. He was born, February 26, 1916 in Ft. Towson, OK to parents, LaMarr Thomas and Maude (Spears) Smith. James was a very active member of the Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, and loved his God and church. He enjoyed spending time outdoors; hunting, fishing and gardening. He loved science, especially geology and archeology. James owned and was the curator of the Memorial Indian Museum in Broken Bow for over fifty years, and enjoyed showcasing his collection of artifacts and discussing the past with anyone that showed interest. He was a news printer for over 75 years, working for the Broken Bow News, McCurtain Gazette and others. He was an artist and loved to paint with oils and work with ceramics. He enjoyed reading literature and poetry. James is preceded in death by his parents; a sister; and two brothers, Paul G. and Sam Smith. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Elizabeth (Alford) Smith of the home; three children and their spouses, Cynthia Brown of Ranger, TX; LaDell and Heather Smith of Hitchcock, TX, and James L. Jr., and Cindy Smith of Broken Bow, OK; six grandchildren, T.J., Barbara, and Bryce Brown, Sarah, Logan, and Lucas Smith; great-grandchildren, Sky and Hannah Brown, Lane Hunter Chancelor, Brooke Brown, and Lanard Smith Jr, three nieces, many other relatives and friends.Cemetery:Oak Grove Cemetery, Broken Bow, OKVisitation:6-8 p.m., Tuesday, August 24, 2010 Brumley Funeral HomeService:10a.m., Wednesday, August 25, 2010 Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Broken Bow, OK \nTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of James LaMarr Smith, please visit our floral store.