Smiley Allen Edmonds Funeral Fund


On September 16th 2017 James Allen Edmonds "Smiley" was taken away from this world. He was in a single vehicle accident in Bauxite, Arkansas. Smiley as many of you may know him by, completed two tours in Iraq with the United States Army. He pursued his passion of cooking and being in the kitchen by earning a culinary degree from the Art Institues of Chicago. In 2013 the birth of his only son Gunner Edmonds resulted in his return to his home state of Arkansas. Smiley strived to be the best father he could every day. He worked at various restraunts throughout the state before finally landing a permanent home at Bistro Catering in Bryant, Arkansas. If you have ever tried his food then you would know he was an extremely talented chef. As this was an unexpected tragic accident the family is going to be hit with the financial burden of laying a loved one to rest. Any donation to help ease this burden will be greatly appreciated. Any amount of donation exceeding the cost of the funeral arrangements will be applied towards a fund specifically for his son. We the family thank you for taking the time to read this and we greatly appreciate any donation you are able to make. In the end we just ask you keep the family in your prayers as they face these troubling times.

  • Ladonna Clark 
    • $30 
    • 47 mos
  • Shelly Lankford 
    • $50 
    • 47 mos
  • A Everett 
    • $25 
    • 47 mos
  • Shelly Teague  
    • $15 
    • 47 mos
  • Gail Mccarty 
    • $20 
    • 47 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Brandon Balding 
Organizer
Benton, AR
Marlie Kling 
Beneficiary
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