Willie ‘Bobby’ Smith

Published 6:00 am Thursday, February 19, 2009

Services for Willie “Bobby” Smith, of Kansas City, Mo., are noonSaturday, Feb. 21, at Zion Chapel Church of God in Christ in Boltonwith burial in Garden Memorial Park in Jackson.

Visitation is Saturday from 8 until 9 a.m. at R.E. Tyler FuneralHome and from 11 a.m. until noon at the church.

Mr. Smith, 74, died Feb. 15, 2009, in Kansas City. He was bornin Brookhaven on Nov. 26, 1934, to Austin P. Smith and NarsissaSmith.

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He was a 1955 Alexander High School graduate and a CoahomaJunior College graduate and attended Mississippi VocationalCollege. Mr. Smith was a retired assembly worker for Ford Motor Co.He was a member of Ebenezer AME Church in Kansas City.

Preceding him in death were his parents; a daughter, Toni; andhis three siblings, Florence Jackson, Lillie Mae Hall and BerniceBradshaw.

Survivors are his daughter, Stephanie Cavett, of Bolton; and agrandson.