Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 23, 2007
VIDALIA — Services for L.W. Smith, 87, of Vidalia, will be 10:00 a.m. Friday at Laird Funeral Home Union Street Chapel with Sis Gay Bradford officiating.
Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
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Mr. Smith was born Nov. 9, 1919, in Lincoln County, the son of Lenord Norris Smith and Eula Mae Allen Smith. He was a Mason and loved gardening. Mr. Smith was also a veteran of World War II.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother Clarn Smith.
Survivors include his wife, Elcie Boyte Smith of Vidalia; daughter, Cheryl Cain and husband, Ricky, of Ferriday; grandchildren, Hope Smith and Ty Cain; great-grandchildren, Colton Egloff and Evan Sanford; sister, Mary Lee Case of Sicily Island; and brother, Ross Smith of Vidalia.
Pallbearers will be Wilson Case, Bobby Case, Bill Baker, Richard Cain, Sr., Richard Cain, Jr. and Tony Fletcher.
Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons and great-grandsons.