Colton Smith

Published 6:00 am Thursday, March 10, 2005

Services for Colton Smith, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m. Friday,March 11 at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial in New SightCemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. until 2p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Smith, 91, died March 9, 2005, at his residence. He was bornin Lincoln County on Sept. 7, 1913, to Hamilin Smith and MamieSmith.

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He was retired from the oil field and farming. He was a memberof New Sight Baptist Church, where he served as deacon.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Radie MaeSmith; two brothers, Holon and Robert L. Smith; and one sister,Irene Smith, all of Brookhaven.

Survivors are his sons, Colon D. Smith and Howard E. Smith, bothof Brookhaven, and Gerald H. Smith, of Simpson, La.; his sisters,Wessie Smith and Nellie Jackson, both of Brookhaven, and RowenaMaxwell, of Baton Rouge, La.; his brother, Leroy Smith, ofBrookhaven; nine grandchildren, Lawanda Tinsley, of Denham Springs,La., Marcia Beassie, Brian D. Smith, Deborah Williams and TimothySmith, all of Brookhaven, Danny G. Smith, of Baton Rouge, AngieMagee and Dennis H. Smith, both of Leesville, La., and MelodyAldredge, of Natchitoches, La.; 25 great-grandchildren; and onegreat-great-grandchild.