Mrs. Minnie Ella Schmitt

By Staff, 06/21/18 9:20 PM

Mrs. Minnie Ella Schmitt, 90, of Hope, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018 in Hope, Arkansas.  Minnie Ella was born in Patmos Arkansas to Harrel H. Green and Clovis Octavia Burns Green.  She was an active member of the Hope Church of Christ and Melrose Church of Christ of Hope.  The largest part of her life was being a loving wife, homemaker, and a strong Christian mother to 5 sons.   In her early years, she and Billy grew cotton, and raised cattle and poultry.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Hope Church of Christ Youth Department.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harrel Green and Clovis Green; her loving husband of over 60 years Billy G. Schmitt; one sister, Hilda Rita Quillin, all of Hope, Arkansas.

She is survived by one sister, Nadra June Jessup and husband DevereJessup of Perrytown, AR; 5 sons: Charles Richard Schmitt and wife, Gina Schmitt of Big Flat, AR; Carroll Hayden Schmitt and wife, Kelly Schmitt of Hope, AR; Hubert Stanley Schmitt also of Hope, AR; William Gregory Schmitt of Emmet, AR; and George Alan Schmitt and wife, Sherry Schmitt also of Emmet, AR.  16 Grandchildren:  Charles Bradley Schmitt and Ananda of Fayetteville, AR; Rachel Dawn Moore of Colleyville, TX; Sarah Gail Perry and Daniel of Texarkana, AR; Thomas Hayden Schmitt and Elizabeth of Greenbrier, AR; Hayley Brooke O’Neal and Nathan of Hope, AR; Jessi Annette Still and Hunter of McKinney, TX; Jordan Stanley Schmitt of Bella Vista, AR; Jana Leigh Schmitt of Warsaw, ILL; Joshua Gregory Schmitt, Marion, LA; Ashley Marie Dalrymple and Boyd of Monroe, LA; Paige Jamison of Texarkana, TX; Christopher Wade Schmitt and Rosemary of Roscoe, TX; Kayla Diane Harmon of Texarkana, AR; Keri Renee Jackson and Chris of Mena, AR; William Jacob Dearinger and Jessica of Hope, AR; Callie Rebekah Fore and Chris of Laneburg, AR.  23 Great Grandchildren:  Marriah Leslie Schmitt of Lincoln, NE and Cora Leigh Schmitt of Fayetteville, AR; Dacie Ella Perry and Annabelle Leah Perry of Texarkana, AR; Victoria Katherine Moore and Caroline Marley Moore of Colleyville, TX; Kennedy Ryan Schmitt and Kenley Reagan Schmitt of Greenbrier, AR; James Huff O’Neal of Hope, AR; Noah Abbott Still and Avyn Jewell Still of McKinney, TX; Boyd (B0) Lee Dalrymple II and Brock Allen Dalrymple of Monroe, LA; Jade Zhoey Wellman and Keilea Wellman of Texarkana, AR;  Andrew Deleon and Leandra Deleon of Roscoe, TX;  Kelsi Faith Parmer and Kaylee Patience Harmon of Texarkana, AR;  Aslynn Morgan Jackson of Mena, AR; Thomas Cole Fore and Annison Claire Fore of Laneburg, AR;  William Rowan Dearinger of Hope, AR.  She has many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Friday, June 22, 2018 between the hours of 6-8 pm at HERNDON-FUQUA FUNERAL HOME of Hope, Arkansas.

Services will be 10:00 am Saturday, June 23, 2018 in the Hope Church of Christ with Barry Haynes officiating.  Interment will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of HERNDON-FUQUA FUNERAL HOMES.