James Pete Smith

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 24, 2014

Aug. 12, 1953 – Jan. 15, 2014

NATCHEZ — Services for James Pete Smith, 60, of McComb, who died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at his son’s residence in Vidalia, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Marshall Funeral Home Chapel in Natchez, with the Rev. Dywon Lewis officiating.

Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Lincoln County under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home.

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Visitation will be from 4 to 5 p.m. today at Marshall Funeral Home Chapel in Bude and from 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home in Natchez.

Mr. Smith was born Aug. 12, 1953, in McComb, the son of Willie Smith Sr. and Ruby Lee Sparkman Smith.

Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Willie Smith Jr. and Herbert Smith; and one sister, Ruby Nell Smith.

Survivors include two sons, Ardell Smith and Donnell Smith, both of Vidalia; four brothers, Emanuel Smith, Andrew Smith, Leroy Smith and wife, Hattie, and Willie Lee Jones; one sister, Myrtis Smith , of Jackson and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.