Newspaper dated November 8, 1971
SMITH, 29, SUCCUMBS
James Herman Smith, 29 year old mechanic, 1104
Nelson Street, Corinth, died at 7:30 a.m. Sunday at the Veterans
Hospital at Memphis after an illness of one month. He was a member
of Holly Baptist Church.
Funeral services were to be held today at 3 p.m. at Holly Baptist
Church with the Rev. Excail Burleson officiating.
Burial was to be in the Holly Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Barbara Jones Smith;
a daughter, Leigh Ann Smith; his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Aubrey Smith of Joliet, Illinois; his
grandmother, Mrs. Hattie Patterson of Glen; three
brothers, William Smith, Larry Smith
and Gary Smith, all of Joliet; and three sisters,
Mrs. Judy Laird of Burnsville, Mrs. Janie
Gurley of Joliet and Mrs. Faye Cox of
Little Rock, Arkansas.
Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.