Rev. Frank Smith, the man who pastored the Assembly of God church in East Tupelo when Elvis, Vernon and Gladys lived here, died Sunday morning approximately 9:00. He had been to breakfast and returned to his room. When the nurses came to check on him later, he was gone, sitting in his recliner.
Funeral arrangements are tenative; most likely Tuesday night for visitation; Wednesday for the funeral. Pegues Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.
Update: Frank Smith visitation 5 PM till 8 PM Tuesday 11-27-07 at Pegues Funeral Home Tupelo. Funeral 2 PM West Jackson St. Baptist Church TUpelo, ms.