Billy Ray Smith

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, December 3, 2003

Services for Billy Ray Smith of Mathews, La., are 11 a.m.,Thursday, Dec. 4, at Samart Funeral Home in Raceland, La., withburial in Holy Savior Cemetery in Lockport, La.

Visitation is Wednesday from 5-9 p.m., and Thursday from 8-11a.m., at the funeral home.

Mr. Smith, 68, died Dec. 2, 2003. He was born on May 18, 1935.He was a native of Brookhaven.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Virgil and Ruby AllgoodSmith.

Survivors are his

wife, Betty Smith; his daughter, Cynthia Dixon; his son, BillyMitchell Smith; his brother, Huey Smith; seven grandchildren; andfour great-grandchildren.