Smith Jr., Marshall O'Neal

January 15, 1947 - June 17, 2014

Marshall O’Neal Smith Jr., age 67, born in Lufkin, Texas, passed away June 17th 2014 after nearly 10 years of bravely enduring many medical battles. He is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, best friend and caregiver, Phyllis Grzywinski Barron. He is also survived by his son, Aaron, daughter, Amy Marie, and two half sisters, Carla and Linda.

Marshall served 4 years in the United States Army beginning in 1967.

Marshall’s loves were Phyllis, his children, his kitty “Jellybean”, and dog, “Bridgette”. He was a professional bowler and also loved to watch old westerns and the Texas Rangers Baseball.


A service will be held in Marshall’s honor on Tuesday, July 1st at 10:30am at the Aria Memorial Chapel on Preston Road, followed by an interment and committal service at the DFW National Cemetery in Dallas, Texas. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Children’s Cancer Center, Dallas, Texas.


Arrangements are under the direction of:
ARIA Cremation Service & Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas 75252.
214) 306-6700

2 replies on “Smith Jr., Marshall O'Neal”

Stephen Ruback says:

I’m so sorry for your loss. Marshall was the center of your world and you know he (and the lab) would want you to remain strong and take care of yourself. Be well.

Suirita says:

Condolences and prayers for the family

Leave a Condolence

Your email address will not be published.

R. Driver

Excellent customer service, they made you feel like you were their only customer. Very helpful and explained what we should expect during the process. They basically took care of our needs during this time. They contacted DFW National Cemetery for us which made it a smooth experience. Definitely will use them again.

View more testimonials.