Norman Barnes Smith

Norman Barnes Smith III, 66, of Bryan, passed away Monday, November 22, 2010 at Magnified Health and Rehab. A celebration of his life will be at 3 p.m., Wednesday, December 1, 2010, at Peace Lutheran Church in College Station, with Pastor Steve Rieke officiating.

Norman was born January 30, 1944, in Lakewood, New Jersey, to Norma Jr. and Alicia Smith. He’s been a residence of this area for three years, after moving from Carrolton, Texas. He was a Mason and a member of Peace Lutheran Church in College Station.

Norman held a degree in Finance from Columbia University, and when he went to work after college, he was the youngest bank officer in New York City. He loved to play golf and he especially loved animals, particularly his two dogs, Tippi and Sweetie.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Smith, of Bryan, Texas; daughter, Rhonda Holley, of Bryan Texas; grandchildren, Nicolas and Aislin Southerlend; great grandchild, Brayden Daniel Lee Southerlend.

Memorial Donations may be made to the American Society of Prevention and Cruelty to Animals, or the Brazos County Animal Shelter.


  1. Rhonda – my thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family during this time of loss. May God carry you all through it, comforting you all the way. Know there are lots of friends and family that are here for your support. You are in my heart. Hugs, L~

  2. Rhonda, I am so sorry for your loss. I hope that you and your family can find a measure of peace in each other’s company and in your memories. God Bless.

  3. Rhonda,

    I am so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you and give you strength in this difficult time. You and your family are in my prayers.

  4. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. I truly understand the loss of your father. It does not seem like it now, but your heart will glow when you remember the good in your father. I find myself driving along and a smile comes over my face with a thought of something my dad did or said. I hope and pray your healing comes to you when you need it.

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