Robert Lee Smith Sr.

Published 5:00 am Thursday, August 10, 2006

Services for Robert Lee Smith Sr., of Meadville, are 11 a.m.Saturday, Aug. 12, at Mt. Olive M.B. Church in Kirby with burial inthe church cemetery. Tyler Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 5 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Smith, 62, died Aug. 7, 2006, at his residence. He was bornon Oct. 22, 1943, to Putman Smith Sr., and Emily Nelson Smith.

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He was a retired employee of the City of Meadville. He was amember of Mt. Olive M.B. Church, where he served on the deaconboard.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his brothers, RooseveltSmith, Walter E. Smith, Putman Smith Jr., Thomas Charles Smith andWilliam Smith; and his sisters, Louise Booker and MaryCovington.

Survivors are his wife, Mary Nell Ford Smith, of Meadville; hissons, Vincent Smith, of Meadville, and Robert Lee Smith Jr., ofMcCall Creek; his daughter, Jennifer Smith, of Hattiesburg; hisbrothers, Solomon Smith, George Smith, Sonnie Boy Smith and TonySmith; his sisters, Yvonne Lewis, Corrine Devault, Rosie Williams,Corrine Smith, Gloria Barnes, Betty McKay, Dorothy Neal and JessieByrd; and his three grandchildren.