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|Rev. Ellis Odell Smith|
Funeral services for the Rev. Ellis Odell Smith, 85, of Vidalia were held Saturday, December 29, 2007, 1p.m. at Washington Baptist Church with the Revs. Dale Little and John Ward officiating.
Burial followed at Old Pine Hill Cemetery under the direction of Young's Funeral Home in Ferriday.
Rev. Smith was born February 24, 1922, in Sicily Island, the son of Edwin Oscar and Vera Cooper Smith. He passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2007, at St. Francis North Hospital.
He was a resident of Vidalia and pastored in Louisiana and Mississippi for over 60 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Lee Smith; his parents; and sister, Edna McDuff.
Survivors include his sons, Jerrell Smith and wife, Jean, of West Monroe, and Butch Smith and wife, Tricia, of Calhoun; daughters, Brenda Barton and husband, Jackie, and Amanda Andrews and husband, Rick, all of Pineville, and Mary Tipton and husband, Guy, of Lake Charles; wife, Donna Smith; sisters, Beatrice Wooten, Lorell Loomis, Murlyn McGregor, Dorothy Hamilton, Barbara Scarbrock and Marie Thornton; brothers, Elwaine Smith, Donald "Skipper" Smith and Richard Smith; brothers-in-law, Leon Warden and Jacob Warden; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a number of other family and friends.
Pallbearers were deacons of Washington Baptist Church.
Honorary pallbearer was Raymond Keathley Jr.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions through Washington Baptist Church, P.O. Box 88, Washington, MS 39190.
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