Ford Smith

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, May 18, 2004

Services for Ford Smith of Ruth were 11 a.m., Friday, May 14, atHarrigill Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Providence BaptistChurch Cemetery.

Mr. Smith, 69, died May 12, 2004, at BeverlyHealthcare-Brookhaven. He was born in Lawrence County on Oct. 3,1934, to Sidney Smith and Agnes Peavey Smith.

He worked in the oil fields and was retired from Louisiana WellService. She was a member of Providence Baptist Church. He was anArmy veteran of the Korean Conflict.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Oni Fay DavisSmith; and a brother, Thurman Smith.

Survivors are his daughters and sons-in-law, Sheila and GeorgeMorgan of Pricedale, Debbie and Tommy Boone of Brookhaven, andDenise and Tony Clark of Ruth; his sons and daughter-in-law,Stephen Ford Smith and wife Kathy, and Brandon Smith, all of Ruth;his brother, Paul Smith of Monticello; eight grandchildren; fourgreat-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were his grandsons, Ross Morgan, Jacob Morgan, DustySmith, Todd Burnes, Stephen Cliburn and Brandon Smith.