James L. Smith
James L. Smith, 48, of Sumrall, died February 6, 2013 at Forrest General Hospital. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, February 10, 2013 at Little Texas Cemetery in Tuskegee, Ala.
Mr. Smith was a truck operator and served in the Mississippi National Guard. He was of the Catholic faith.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Wilson and Bertie Smith, Concepcion and Vicente Reyes; and a sister, Debra Lynne Smith.
Survivors include his parents, Preston L. and Maria Smith of Sumrall; daughters, Valarie Nicole Smith and Heather Danielle Dabbs both of Nekoosa, WI and Marlana Alonso Smith of Brandon; two brothers, Marty P. Smith of Aberdeen and G. Dion Smith of Brandon; two sisters, Wendy S. Walton and V. Nadine Williamson both of Sumrall; five grandchildren; eight nieces and nephews; and two great-nephews. He was loved by all.
Published in the Hattiesburg American on Feb. 9, 2013