Graveside services were held Friday, July 3, 2015, at Old Greens Creek Cemetery for Mr. L.B. Smith, age 79, of Prentiss, MS, who passed away on June 30 at Jefferson Davis Community Hospital in Prentiss. Interment immediately followed the services. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.
Rev. J.T. Farve officiated. Pallbearers were Sam Smith, Billy Boleware, Raleigh Smith, Jonathan Morgan, Robert Ashworth, and Roy Mitchell Smith.
Mr. L.B. Smith was born May 11, 1936. He was the son of Raleigh and Virgie Mae Blackwell Smith. He was a truck driver for South Central Ready Mix for 36 years. He farmed and hauled pulpwood. He was a Baptist.
Mr. Smith is survived by one son, Samuel Smith of Seminary, MS; two daughters, Krystal Smith Boleware of Bassfield, MS, and Devina Smith Boleware of Prentiss, MS; six brothers, Glen Smith, Roy Smith, Mitchell Smith, David Smith, Ricky Smith and Herman Smith, all of Carson, MS; two sisters, Virginia Smith of Carson, MS, and Christine Smith Kelley of Moss Point, MS; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Gail Lane Smith, and a sister.