Dennis Smith, 61

Dennis Smith, age 61 of Paris died on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 in Paris Regional Medical Center.  Graveside Services will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 4:00pm at Springhill Cemetery.    Wood Funeral Homes Have Charge of the arrangements.  The family will receive friends beginning at 6pm on Friday night at the funeral home.


Mr. Smith was born on February 6, 1952 in Lamar County, the son of William Fred and Elva Barnett Smith.  He  married Florence Dalrymple on February 10, 1983.  She survives him today as does his daughters, Fransisca Sotelo and Rickey Fields,  of Paris and Heather Shaw of Detroit; 7 grandchildren:  Isabella Garrard, Justin Lay,  Stephanie Lay, David Lay, Crystal Faulkner, Callie Jumper, and Roadie Emerson; sisters, Virginia Farris and Husband, Robert of Deport, Eva Loise Nowlan and husband, Max of Waco; brothers, Leon Smith and wife Mary of Detroit, Ronald Smith of Paris and Odell Smith of Point; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.


Preceding him in death were brothers:  L.C., Kenneth, Larry, Cecil and Jackie; sisters, Caron  and Joyce and his parents.

Donations may be made to the family at 1848 Maple Avenue, Paris, TX .  Online condolences may be sent to

  1. we are very sorry for your loss you all in our prayers

  2. Shelia Weddle Thompson says:

    To The Family of Dennis Smith:
    I’m so sorry to hear of Dennis passing. Knowing the family all my life, I have many fond memories.Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.

    With Love,
    Shelia (Weddle) Thompson

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