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Avery Lucian ‘Luc’ Smith

Avery Lucian “Luc” Smith, of Wesson, passed away March 3, 2008,at King’s Daughters Medical Center. He was surrounded by hisfamily, and others, who loved him very much.

Luc was born Aug. 4, 2005. Throughout his life, he touched manypeople. His toughness was an inspiration to all who knew him. Hewas a light unto the world and he warmed many a cold heart. Heproved to everyone how strong of a fighter he was, even until theend.

He is survived by his loving mother, Kristie Smith, of Wesson;his proud father, Justin L. Smith, of Wesson; his adoring sister,Kelsa L. Powell, of Wesson; two sets of grandparents, Pete andBetty Jeane Smith, of Natchez, and Gary and Kathy Winborne, ofWesson; his nurse, Lee Margaret Wall, of Monticello; Dr. DavidBraden and all the staff at Brookhaven Children’s Clinic, Blair E.Batson Hospital for Children and King’s Daughters Medical Center;as well as many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

His funeral will be Thursday, March 6 at Zion Hill BaptistChurch in Wesson, where he was a member his entire life. Visitationwill start at noon at the church, with services at 2 p.m. and theburial to follow.

The family has asked that, in lieu of flowers, memorials aresent to either Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital or The RonaldMcDonald House in Jackson.

Mark Seep Funeral Directors in Jackson is in charge ofarrangements.