Brady Jay Smith, four week old infant son of Garach James and Kristen Nicole (Obermann) Smith, of Republic, Mo., was born on Feb. 17, 2012 in Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Mo., and passed away on March 18, 2012 in St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.
Brady is survived by his parents; a brother, Zachary James Smith, Republic; paternal grandparents: Dale and Carolyn Smith, West Plains; maternal grandparents, Glenn and Toni Obermann, Monett; great -grandparents, Billy Joe and Faith Lovelace, West Plains and Jay and Eunice Minor, Wentworth; uncles and aunts: Greg and Kim Smith, Ozark; Melissa and Kurt Wiehe, West Plains; Melissa and Mark Naylor, Saline, Mich.; Bryan and Sarah Obermann, Carthage; and Jason Obermann, Springfield; and cousins: Layton, Micaela, Daylen, Madison, Nathan, Natalie, Melia, Caysen, Macy and Matthew.
Private graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2012 in Lindsey Cemetery, Republic, with Pastor Kevin Short officiating, under the direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. Contributions may be sent to Christ Community Church, Children's Ministry, 4224 S. Farm Road 115, Brookline Station, Mo. 65619. Online condolences may be posted to the family at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com.