David Lee Smith

Published 6:00 am Friday, January 11, 2008

Services for David Lee Smith, of Tampa, Fla., will be held at 1p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, at Silver Creek Baptist Church withburial in the church cemetery. The Rev. Jimmy T. Smith Jr. willofficiate. Catchings Funeral Home in McComb is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Friday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home,and on Saturday at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of theservice.

Mr. Smith, 28, died Dec. 26, 2007, in Tampa. He was born inSherman, Texas, on April 26, 1979. He was the son of Jimmy E. SmithSr. and Patricia Evans Smith, of the Silver Creek community in PikeCounty.

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He was a former employee of the Enterprise-Journal, where heworked in the circulation department. He was of the Baptistfaith.

Preceding him in death were his grandparents, Hosie and LolaSmith, and D.C. and Donna Evans; one special aunt, Eddie ReginaWilliams; and one nephew, Zachary Landon.

Survivors are his parents; his brothers, Jimmy E. Smith Jr.,Hosea W. Smith and Jeffery Smith, all of Slidell, La., and WalterD. Landon, of Willmar, Minn.; his sisters, Mary Ann Silcio, ofSlidell, Donna Sapp, of Millen, Ga., Carol Cato, of Alabama,Natalie Ortiz, of Chadron, Neb., and Wanona Smith, of Tylertown;his aunt, Nettie Albritton, of Summit; and numerous nieces,nephews, aunts, uncles and other relatives.

Pallbearers are Jimmy E. Smith Jr., Hosea Smith, Jeffery Smith,Walter Landon, Josh Smith and Blake Baughman.

Honorary pallbearers are Chris Gammon and Mike Deckleman.