James Smith, Sr., 68, a native and resident of Thibodaux, LA, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013a at 2:41 p.m.
Visitation will be at Jones Funeral Home in Houma from 10-2 p.m. on Friday. Viewing will be at Moses Baptist Church from 8:00 a.m. until funeral time at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2013. Burial will follow in Moses Baptist Cemetery #2.
He leaves to cherish his memories: wife, Evelyn Williams-Smith; two sons, James, Jr. (Lillie) Smith and Lexva Tucker; seven daughters, Yvonne (Francis) Jackson, Victoria (Joshua) Richard, Nancy, Kathie L., and Rihanna Smith, Reeshma and Latima Tucker; two brothers, Freddie and Walter L. Smith; and three sisters, Fannie Zachery, Ester Nora, and Sylvia Jones; nineteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Nolan, Sr. and Genivie Raltler-Smith; six brothers, Nolan, Jr., Gilbert (Dickie), Robert Lee, Claude, Willie and Lamone Smith; five sisters, Shirley, Joyce, Corriane and Mary Ann Smith, and Beverly Williams; and one granddaughter, Kendra Smith.
Jones Funeral Home of Houma in charge of arrangements.