Jimmie Lawson Smith
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Jimmie Lawson Smith
  • November 29, 1936 - August 2, 2010
  • Mississippi

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Service for Dr. Jimmie Lawson Smith - (Dr. Jim) will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel in DeKalb, with the Rev. Mike Rasberry and Rev. Wesley Higginbotham officiating. Burial will be in Bay Springs Cemetery at Porterville MS.

Mr. Smith, 73, of Porterville, passed away Monday August 2, 2010, at Anderson Hospital. He was a practicing Medical Doctor in DeKalb for over 40 years. He had over 21 years of Education and a member of the US Navy. A member and past President of the East Mississippi Medical Society, a member of the Mississippi State Medical Association and the American Medial Association. Also a member of the Bay Springs Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Smith. His sons Lawson Smith of Porterville and David E. Smith of Hattiesburg MS. Sisters Jane Gardner and Lanell Graves of California.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father Lawson and Annie Smith. Sister Mary Etta Burnes, Brothers Otis Leon Sullivan and Jonell Sullivan.

Pallbearers will be Roy VanDevender, Dr .Mohamed Jah,, Jim VanDevender, Bobby McDade, Jack Newell and Keith Cherry.