A scaffold builder and a lifelong resident of Donaldsonville, died on Monday, February 24, 2014. He was 86. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 10:30 am at Mount Salem Baptist Church, Donaldsonville, conducted by Rev. Welma Jackson, Pastor. He is survived by his wife; Octavia Green Smith, a daughter Betty Smith (Patrick) Junior, three sons; Andrew , Vernon and Bruce Smith, one sister Gloria Marie Dorsey, six grandchildren; Ebony Payton, LaKeisha Hayes, Brandon Payton, Mecca Hayes, DeQuentin Smith and Vernon Smith, and nine great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; Johnson and Hillary Smith, grandparents; Edward and Felicie Burbank, a daughter; Lillie Green Hayes, a sister; Rita Smith Watts a granddaughter; Ashley Hayes and a great grandson Trenton Williams.
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Demby & Son Funeral Home
900 Magnolia Street Donaldsonville, LA 70346
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Mar. 6 to Mar. 7, 2014