Willie M. “Smitty” Smith, 92

Willie M. Smith 92 of Paris, went home to his heavenly father on May 21, 2011.  He was preceded by his wife Iris Smith in 1998 and son Truman Lee 1942.  He was born in Paris, Texas September 13, 1918.  His siblings were Edith Crawford, Bessie Garrett, Clara Gable, Elmer Smith, Claude Smith, Troy Smith all who have gone before him and his youngest sister Gertrude Hammett of Blossom.  He has three children Mike Smith and wife Carol of Paris, Deborah Bringman of Paris and David Smith and wife Terri of Blossom.  His grandchildren are Brandon Smith, Cameron Smith of Plano, Angie Booth and husband Marty of Blossom, Zach Smith and wife Candi of Blossom and Cody Smith of Plano.   Paige Crawford of Blossom, Texas.   Kyle and Stacy Lewis of Saginaw, Texas. Great grandchildren Jessica and husband Adam Pomroy.  William, Clark, Claire, Elizabeth Smith and Cordell Hamric.  Ty, Rylee and Presley Crawford.   Gage, Garon and Guner Booth of Blossom.  Alyssa and Keira Lewis of Saginaw.  Great-great-grandchildren Aliyah, Hunter and Preston of Blossom.  Also preceded in death Great-great-grand son Zachary Blaine Booth.   His extended family Brain Moczynski of Plano, Jorge Ayala of Dallas and Aileen Duley caregiver and family friend of Paris.   He grew up and worked in the cotton fields of Red River County and West Texas until he moved to Arizona with his family where he mined copper for 21 years he then moved back to his favorite place Lamar County and worked as a carpenter until he retired in 1984.  He will be missed by all who had the pleasure of meeting and getting to know his laugh and humor. 

Family night will be from 6:00pm to 8:00 pm at Wood Funeral Home in Deport, Texas, Monday May 23, 2011 and Grave side services for family at 11:00am on Tuesday May 24, 2011 at Bethel Cemetery CR 1235 Red River County.

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