Category: Hall of Honor

Honoring the Country Doctors who have gone before

Dr. Willis S. Smith

Willis S. Smith was a prominent early settler in Arkansas.  Born in Todd County, Mississippi on August 10, 1810 to Millington and Barbara Smith, he was the fifth of twelve children, nine sons and three daughters.  His grandfather fought in…

Dr. William James Rollins

William James Rollins, born in Alabama on February 9, 1892 was the grandson of John Rollins who fought with the Civil War’s Alabama Rebels.  His parents were Elijah and Necie Oats.  Young William was a young child when the family…

Steele Family of Doctors

*Dr. Marion DeKalb Steele was born on June 8, 1824 in Bedford Co. Tennessee.  Marion studied medicine in Louisville Medical college when he was 19 and by age 23 he began his medical practice along with farming.  In 1855 he…