Funeral Service for Leland Smith was on Saturday April 4, at 1 p.m. at Brookhaven Funeral Home (Natchez Drive). The graveside service followed at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Garland Boyd officiated the services. Brookhaven Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Leland Smith, 76, of Brookhaven died on Friday, April 3, 2015 at Silver Cross Nursing Home in Brookhaven.
Visitation was at Brookhaven Funeral Home (894 Natchez Drive) on Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 11 a.m. until the time of service.
Mr. Smith was born Feb. 3, 1939 in Brookhaven to Edgar Lee and Mavis Anding Smith. He was a retired press operator at Homelite Textron in Brookhaven. After retirement, he worked several years as a janitor at Faith Presbyterian Church. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Cathy Lynn Smith and brother, Darrell G. Smith.
Survivors are his wife of 48 years, Dorothy Smith of Brookhaven; his son, Duane Smith of Brookhaven; daughter, Rebecca Smith Baker and husband, Donnie, of Brookhaven; brother, Leonard Smith and wife, Connie, of Brookhaven; grandchildren, Corey Baker, Zach Baker, Jacob Baker, Josh Baker and Brandon Baker; and a host of brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends.
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