OSCEOLA, Ark. — Two Arkansans are among the 17 people killed in the boat accident in Missouri.
Steve Smith and his son Lance, of Osceola, were killed in the accident.
Steve’s daughter Loren was on the boat, but survived and was taken to a Missouri hospital.
The Christian Chronicle reports Steve Smith was a deacon of the Osceola Church of Christ.
Smith’s wife opted to wait while the father and two children took the Table Rock boat tour.
#BREAKING: 2 Arkansans died on the duck boat in Branson. According to church members’s Facebook posts, Steve Smith and Lance Smith, 15, are from Osceola. This is a picture of Lance at the pulpit that’s circulating on social media. pic.twitter.com/WYUkHckUvm— Stephanie Sharp (@stephmsharp) July 21, 2018