John Butler Smith Jr.

Published 8:20 pm Monday, December 18, 2017

Funeral services for John Butler Smith Jr., of Wesson, are Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Riverwood Family Funeral Service with burial at Sweetwater United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be today, Dec. 19, 2017, from 4:30 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Smith, Jr., 74, died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. He was born Dec. 6, 1943, to the late John Butler Smith Sr. and Wessie Katherine Smith. He was also a proud attendee of Loyd Star and Copiah Lincoln Junior College. He was the owner of Rebel Testers Inc. and a member of Sweetwater United Methodist Church. He enjoyed working in the oilfield and with his cattle, but most of all, he liked spending time with his family.

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Preceding him in death were his daughter, Rhonda, K. Thomas; parents; father-in- law and mother-in-law, Denver and Wisie Smith; brothers, Carol P. Smith, Larry Smith and Charles Smith.

Survivors are his wife, Linda S. Smith; daughter, Deanna Edwards and husband, Pittman, of Cleveland; son-in-law, Trey Thomas; brother, Mike Smith; sisters, Valerie Hill, Veta Covington and Bonita Sue Bullock; and five grandchildren, Trace Edwards, Anna Thomas, Abby Thomas, Sara Peyton Edwards and John Butler Edwards.

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