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Leroy Smith

Oct. 15, 1937 – Oct. 25, 2018

KIRBY — Services for Leroy “Woo” Smith, 81, of Roxie, who died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, at Merit Health Natchez, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Kirby with the Rev. Steven Harrison officiating.
Burial will follow at Old Sixteen Cemetery under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home’s Bude chapel and from 10 a.m. until service time Friday at the church.
Mr. Smith was born Oct. 15, 1937, in Wisner, La., the son of James and Lula Wilford Smith.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Alice Smith; one brother, James Smith Jr.; and one grandson, Timothy Green.
Survivors include his loving wife of 43 years, Vermall Bradford Smith; two sons, Stanley Smith and wife, LaToya, of Jackson, and Ezzard Campbell and wife, Gwen, of Brookhaven; one daughter, Deborah Bland and husband, Dennis, of Kirby; his adopted family who he loved dearly, Robert Tillman Jr., Rose McMahan and husband, Bob, Bobbie Wilson and husband, Norman, Diane Montgomery and husband, Steve, all of California, Lorraine Washington and husband, Tredrell, of Texas, Lola Brown and husband, Carlton, and Cherry Johnson and husband, Jay, all of Mississippi; a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends who will truly miss him.

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