Tara D. Smith


Memorial services for Tara D. Smith, 36, of Bullard, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2012, in the chapel of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home with Bro. Ron Ivey officiating.

Tara passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, in Tyler. She was born Sept. 8, 1975, in Smith County to Rex Scritchfield and Pamela Kay McKinney. She has lived in Tyler most of her life, worked as a dental assistant for Dr. John Carter's office and attended Living Faith Fellowship. She was preceded in death by her father.

Survivors include her husband, Rodney; mother, Pam Browning; grandmother, Bertie McKinney; her children, Brodi, Rylan, Alyssa and Julie; a brother, Jason; a sister, Jennifer; and many other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. At the family's request, memorials may be made to MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) or The Boys and Girls Club of Bullard.

Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on May 13, 2012