Arlene M. Smith, 78


Arlene Mary Smith, 78, of Blair, passed away peacefully on March 12, 2022. Arlene grew up in Anchorage, Alaska and graduated from East Anchorage High School in 1962, and attended business school in Denver, Colo. She enjoyed camping, fishing, and painting. Arlene traveled in Europe during the late 1960s with her first husband Bill Poston. Arlene relocated to Nebraska after a long retirement in Longview, Texas. Arlene will be dearly missed and always remembered.

Arlene was predeceased by her husband David L. Smith, father, James K. Reddick and mother, Viola B. Richeson Reddick. She is survived by her sister Charlene Stout, sister Earlene Thornton and brother James Reddick and many nieces and nephews. We will celebrate Arlene’s life on Friday, March 18, 2022, at Hillside Christian Church in Blair at 11 a.m. Please send memorials in honor of Arlene to Hillside Christian Church, 1133 N. 28th Ave., Blair, Nebraska, 68008. Leave condolences online at