Services for Lena Mae Smith Broadnax, formerly of Indianola, were held at 12 noon Saturday, Feb. 29 at Second Baptist Church, Little Rock.
Ms. Broadnax, 66, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 surrounded by family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Felix Smith Sr. and Dossie Mae “Mudear” Smith; her grandparents, Elena and Buddy Knight; and a sister, Jeanette Smith-Mitchell.
Ms. Broadnax leaves to cherish her loving memory: six daughters, Dorothy Buckhanan and Diana Bailey (Curtis), both of Pine Bluff, Sandra Owens and Carolyn Owens, both of Milwaukee, Lakisha Owens (Michael) of Sherwood, Ark. and Demetrius James (Deon) of Little Rock; one son, Otha Jernigan Jr. of Jacksonville, Ark.; five siblings, Patricia McDuffy (Arthur), Judy O’Neal (William), Diane Edwards, Felix Smith Jr. and Willie Earl Johnson, all of Indianola; 16 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.