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Smith Westbrook Funeral Home


Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

Jeff & Leslie Smith

Jeff & Leslie Smith

President & Vice President

Jeff, John and Kay's son, joined the staff in June 2006 as a funeral director. In 2010 Jeff and Leslie stepped into the role of leading the funeral homes. They plan to continue the legacy of the funeral home. Jeff graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor's Degree in Small Business Management and the University of Memphis with a MBA. He is proud to carry on the Smith family tradition of funeral service and the proud father of three children, Hayden, Kaylee, and Sawyer. As Vice President, Leslie adds her motherly touch to our Smith Family.


John & Kay Smith

John & Kay Smith

Former Owners of Smith North Little Rock Funeral Home

Smith North Little Rock Funeral Home was founded February 14, 1955 by Clifford Smith, father of John, who has worked there in some capacity since its inception. John took over management of the funeral home in 1972. Kay, John's wife, has worked at Smith North Little Rock Funeral Home since 1977. Kay oversees the clerical work and helps on services as needed.


Clay Smith

Clay Smith

General Manager of Operations, Smith Family Funeral Homes

Clay came to work at Smith North Little Rock Funeral Home in 1979 as an apprentice. He became a Funeral Director in 1983 after serving his apprenticeship and going to Mortuary School in Dallas. He was Manager of Smith - North Funeral Home from 2005 to 2015, and is now General Manager of Operations of all Smith Family Funeral Homes locations. Clay and his wife Audrey have two children and he is "PaPa" to his four grandchildren.


Emory Martin III

Emory Martin III

Care Center & Cremation Center Manager

Emory, a licensed embalmer and funeral director, joined our firm in 2011. He is the manager of Smith Family Care Center along with our Cremation Centers in Little Rock & North Little Rock.  Emory is a CANA certified crematory operator, an honor graduate of ASU – Mountain Home with a degree in Mortuary Science, and a member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.

Emory has one daughter, Erica, and is a very proud uncle to Caden, Blayklen, Nicholas & Peyton. He and his spoiled dachshund, Doxie, live in Alexander, Arkansas. Emory is a member of the Central Arkansas Perinatal Loss Coalition, serves on the Association for Death Education & Counseling Credentialing Council, and serves as Board President of Nichols Cemetery Association in Marked Tree, Arkansas. In his free time, he enjoys cruises, road trips, camping and spending time with his family and friends.

 


Bobby Burns

Bobby Burns

Manager, Funeral Director & Embalmer

Bobby is a graduate of Carlisle High School in Carlisle, Arkansas as well as the Kentucky School of Mortuary Science in Louisville, Kentucky. He is a licensed embalmer and funeral director. Bobby has been associated with Smith Westbrook since 1980.  He is a past President of Arkansas Funeral Directors Association.


Tracy Lightfoot

Tracy Lightfoot

Funeral Director & Embalmer

Tracy graduated from the Commonwealth College of Funeral Service in Houston, Texas.  He has been with Westbrook funeral Home since he started apprenticing there in 1988.  He got his license in 1990 and likes doing it all, embalming and directing. He has served his community three terms as President of Chamber of Commerce and 10 plus years as Chairman of Beebe’s Fall Festival.  He has also been on Beebe’s City Counsel for eight years.


Robin Johnson

Robin Johnson

Funeral Director & Embalmer

Robin is a licensed funeral director and embalmer who has been with Smith Family since 2017.  She graduated Arkansas State University with a Masters in Early Childhood Special Education, and Arkansas State University Mountain Home with a degree in Funeral Science.  Robin and her husband have twin sons.  They live on a small farm just outside of Beebe, where they raise horses.  She and her family are members of Trinity Episcopal Church in Searcy.  


Jonelle Graham

Jonelle Graham

Office Manager

Jonelle has been with Smith Family since 2003. She is a resident of Beebe, Arkansas.


Cary Flenor

Cary Flenor

Cemetery Maintenance

Carey handles the maintenance and care of Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.  He has been with Smith Family since 2016.


Danny Parsons

Danny Parsons

Funeral Assistant

Danny is a funeral assistant and has been with Smith Family since 2016.


Fran Hill

Fran Hill

Visitation Receptionist

Fran is a visitation receptionist who has been with Smith Family since 2011.


Rodney Westmoreland

Rodney Westmoreland

Prearrangement Consultant

Rodney is a licensed prearrangement counselor who has been with Smith Family and American Home Life Insurance Company since 2012.


Mabel Hooper

Mabel Hooper



Eva Westphal

Eva Westphal

Housekeeping Supervisor



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