Zoe Smith-Carrier, August 2, 1987~May 14, 2015

Carrier for WebsiteZoé Anna Jeanne Jacqueline Marcelle Smith Carrier passed away on May 14th 2015 in Durham, Arkansas. Zoé was the daughter of Jim Smith and Julie Carrier, and loving sister of Mingan and Jeanne Adelle, grand daughter of Jean (deceased) and Anna Smith, and Marcel (deceased) and Jacqueline Carrier, and partner of Bryan Brandon Jr.  Much loved by uncles Pierre, Dan, Bob, Alain, and aunts Renee, Betty, Liane, Anne, Adele, Sue, Diane, and cousins AlexAnne, Laurence, Nathalie, Tristan, Justin, Michael, Daniel and Richard.  Zoé was born in Gaspé, Québec. Prior to moving to Arkansas in 2000, Zoé, lived in Montreal, Holland, and Saskatoon. She graduated from Fayetteville High School in 2005, and was completing her Bachelor of Interior Design at the University of Arkansas. Zoé had a developed artistic ability, and was blessed with a charming personality and zest for life. She will be forever remembered as a free spirited loving person. A memorial service will be held on Saturday May 23, 2015 at 4 pm at Springdale Adventist Fellowship, 4001 West Don Tyson Pkwy, Springdale, 72762. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Animal League of Washington County would be appreciated.  Cremation arrangements by Beard’s Funeral Chapel.

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    Mireille Giasson » 20. May, 2015

    Je tenais à vous exprimer mes plus sincères condoléances.
    J’ai un souvenir impérissable de vous deux et de la petite Zoé, à l’époque où vous étiez à Deux-Montagnes.

    Je suis profondément bouleversée et vous souhaite tout le courage du monde afin de passer au travers cette triste épreuve.


    Amylou Wilson » 20. May, 2015

    So, so sorry for your loss. It was too soon, much too soon for her to go. But her spirit will always be with you and her love remains. Her love remains.

    Mark Wilkins » 20. May, 2015

    I am extremely sorry for your loss. Julie, your friends and colleagues in ASABE and in the agricultural and biological engineering community mourn with you.

    Loren Isom » 20. May, 2015

    Julie, I want to share our deepest sympathy for you and your family at this time. May God bless you all with comfort knowing others are praying for you at this time. Respectfully Loren & Bonnie Isom

    Lindsay Anderson » 20. May, 2015

    Dear Julie, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family during this sad sad time. With my condolences, Lindsay

    James Farmer » 20. May, 2015

    I am so very sorry for your family and friend’s loss. She was adored by many…..

    Troy Runge » 20. May, 2015

    My deepest sympathy for you and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Sreekala & Dilpreet Bajwa » 20. May, 2015

    Julie & Jim
    We are much saddened to hear about your loss. We remember Zoe as a wonderful and spirited person. We are thinking about you and your family.
    With our deepest sympathy for you and your family

    Sreekala & Dilpreet

    Scott Pryor » 20. May, 2015

    Julie, I am so sorry for you and your family. Many people are mourning with you and I hope you will rely on your friends and colleagues as you struggle through this tragedy.

    eryn brothers » 20. May, 2015

    Zoe was always so kind to me, and i will always remember her for that. I am truly sorry for your loss, and the world mourns a good, gracious, creative, spirit.

    Deepak Keshwani » 20. May, 2015

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Kristen Chinchurreta » 20. May, 2015

    Praying for your family and Zoe’s friends!! Life
    Is so precious but way too short :(

    Sue Nokes » 20. May, 2015

    Words cannot express my sadness on hearing of Zoe’s death. I don’t know what I can do to ease your suffering – but if there is anything please don’t hesitate to call.

    Tiah Green » 20. May, 2015

    Your daughter was a dear friend and she had a beautiful soul. When Zoe would visit here in Rogers she would sing my daughter Chloe to sleep in french when it was her bed time. I cannot recall the name of the song, but it was so beautiful and soothing. My daughter still remembers.. I will forever miss her enthusiasm and light for life, art, her family and friends. Rest in Peace sweet girl and I pray for peace and comfort for the family and the many dear friends who are broken over this loss. Tu me manques

    Al Vick » 20. May, 2015

    When I picked up this morning’s newspaper and saw Zoe’s name and photo I was overtaken with sadness. I know her from the days when she waited tables at Tiny Tim’s Pizza/West Mountain Brewing Co. She was indeed a free spirit with a zest for life.

    I am deeply saddend by her passing and offer my sincere condolences to all who loved her.

    Corliss O'Bryan » 20. May, 2015

    Julie, Jim and family, I was shocked and saddened to learn of Zoe’s passing. I have you all in my thoughts and prayers. If there is anything that I can do for you please let me know.

    Cecily Jenkins » 20. May, 2015

    Zoe was much loved for her charisma and joie de vivre! She was a pleasure to be around and could brighten any day. The world will be dimmer without her. My thoughts are with you.


    Name » 20. May, 2015

    I only knew u for about 9 months but if felt like years!! U was a true friend and always made me smile even when it was hard for me to smile at times!! In the 9 months u became one of my best friends and I always looked forward to seeing u and that smile u always had!! I can’t wait to see u in heaven someday and spend time with u again friend!! Love u !!!

    Don Steinkraus » 20. May, 2015

    Dear Julie, Mingan, and family,
    So terribly sorry to hear about Zoe. Thinking of you all.

    Doug Shields » 20. May, 2015

    Love and comfort to Zoe’s family in this horrible time.

    Marsha gay » 20. May, 2015

    I want to tell you how sad I am for all of you. Zoe came to our house several times for thanksgiving. She was a beautiful talented person. I will always remember her big heart.

    andrea hadfield » 20. May, 2015

    Julie and Jim, you are in my thoughts and every prayer. My family and I think so much of Zoe. Our hearts are with you.

    Albert Carrier » 20. May, 2015

    Deepest condolences and sympathies for the family’s and friends’ loss. May Zoe be remembered for all her “joie de vivre”, accomplishments and dreams. Peace, strength and love to all./ Albert Carrier

    Joanne Luongo/Tom Botts » 21. May, 2015

    Our sincere condolences in the loss of your daughter Zoe. May the love of your family and friends be a strong support for you during this tragic time.

    Charles forwarded this to us otherwise we would not have known about it up here in the rural regions of NE Washington State.

    In love,
    Joanne & Tom

    Murthy, G.S. » 21. May, 2015

    Dear Julie and Jim,
    My heartfelt condolences. I do not know what to say to ease your pain but just know that we share your pain and I pray for strength and peace to you all at this difficult time.

    Steven Foster » 21. May, 2015

    Dear Julie and Jim,
    It is with deep sadness that I write to you after hearing of Zoé’s untimely passing. May strength and blessings be with you during this difficult time. She was loved. Words are simply inadequate. Thinking of you and your family.

    Angey Lyons » 21. May, 2015

    Sincerest condolences to your family. My heart aches for your loss of a daughter and sister. She spoke often of her love for each of you. Although our paths crossed for a short time in the design and banking realm, she brought sunshine and laughter that is lasting.

    Charles Leflar » 21. May, 2015

    Zoe brought so much joy to so many lives.

    Deborah Huff » 21. May, 2015

    I worked with Zoe for only a couple of months but what a lasting impression she made with her magnetic smile and outgoing nature. My prayers are to bring peace that passes all understanding to Zoe’s family and friends during this very difficult time.

    Ashley » 21. May, 2015

    Your family is in my prayers during this time of loss. Zoe and I met in college and spent many a sleepless night working away in the Interior Design studios together. She kept everyone smiling and laughing no matter the hour. She had a genuine heart, and amazing artistic talent. She was a friend for life and I will carry her memory with me the rest of mine. What an incredible young lady I was privileged to have met and shared time on this earth with. My condolences and deepest sympathies, Ashley.

    Name » 21. May, 2015

    Julie, I went to high school with Zoe. She was a beautiful person. I am praying for peace and strength for your family. I am so very sorry.

    kathy skaggs » 22. May, 2015

    Oh Julie, I am so shocked and saddened to hear of Zoe’s passing. I know you loved her dearly. This is so sad. I hold you and your family gently in my heart as you go through this grief. I am so sorry.

    Stefan Gafner » 22. May, 2015

    Chere Julie et Jim,
    le message du deces de Zoe m’a profondement bouleverse. Je suis tres triste et je vous souhaite beaucoup de force pour passer a travers ces moments difficiles. Je suis certain que Zoe, pour utiliser les mots des Cowboys Fringants de la chanson “la reine”, vit dans un monde ou le ciel est bleu.

    Mes sinceres condoleances

    Kent Rausch » 22. May, 2015

    Julie and Jim,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that your colleagues are mourning with you and keeping you in our prayers. — Kent, Vijay, Mike

    paul vella and claire small » 22. May, 2015

    So sorry for your loss. If there is anything we can do, don’t hesitate to ask.
    claire and paul

    Name » 22. May, 2015

    I only met Zoe once, but she made such an amazing impression on me. When we said goodbye, I felt as if I had known her for years. She was the friendliest, most outgoing, happy person I have ever met. She will be missed by so many. I am blessed to have had the opportunity to meet her. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    spiker's » 22. May, 2015

    Nous sommes tous profondément touchés par cette triste nouvelle et nous partageon votre chagrin. Nous sommes de tout coeur avec toi Julie, toi Jimmy, toi Mingan et toi Jeanne Adelle et vous grand-maman Jacqueline. Nous pensons également à Brian qui a perdu sa belle blonde. Et tous ses pitous qui doivent être eux aussi si démunis par

    spiker's continued... » 22. May, 2015

    l’absence deZoé. Our thoughts are also with you Brian. Zoé was one of a kind.
    Suzanne, Paul, Julian, Miles et Adam Spiker.

    Cheri » 22. May, 2015

    Dr. Carrier,
    You and Zoe had such a tremendously positive impact on my son– I cannot begin to express my gratitude to either of you. And, sadly, I waited too long to share my thanks with Zoe. You provided the inspiration for him to take his studies seriously and honor the engineer in him. Zoe encouraged and shared his passion for the arts and made such a profound connection with him that he was able to balance his two loves/passions/interests. I cannot begin to imagine nor understand the grief you and all who loved Zoe feel. I send you my sympathy and love, and I pray that you and all who grieve their loss of Zoe in their lives will one day create a new balance in your lives. Thank you, and thank Zoe.

    Janet Titus » 22. May, 2015

    Dear Julie, Jim and Family,
    My deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved Zoe. I am keeping you in my heart and in my thoughts.

    Jill White » 23. May, 2015

    So sorry to hear about Zoe. My deepest condolences to her family and friends. I remember her free spirt and smiling face from design school.

    Linda/Brian Chartier » 26. May, 2015

    Dear Julie, Jim, Maggie and “baby” Jeanne Adelle. Our deepest sympathy to your family at this time. Gillian was very sad to hear of the death of Zoe. Zoe and Maggie were good friends during your time in Saskatoon. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

    Scott Senseman » 26. May, 2015


    So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family and please accept our deepest sympathy.

    Scott and Laura Senseman

    Carole Schuster » 02. Jun, 2015

    Dear Julie,
    It is difficult to express the profound sadness I felt at hearing about the loss of your beloved child. May god shine a light for you, your family and your daughter and bring peace to all. Julie you are in my thoughts and i hope you know that I will pray with love for you in this difficult time as you have so generously done for me. Sincerely, Carole S.

    Name » 27. Jun, 2015

    Julie, I am deeply saddened for the loss of your beloved daughter, Zoe. Mere words provide such limited comfort at such a time. Know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Best regards,
    Mark Riley