Rains Co. Leader
21 Oct 2003
1949 - 2003
Funeral services for Robert Lewis Smith, 54, of Emory were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Prairie Grove Baptist Church with Apostle Dwight Smith and Rev. W. R. Byrd officiating. Burial followed in Hopewell Cemetery.
Mr. Smith died Tuesday, Oct. 14.
He was born to Robert Paul Smith and Lue Tishie McMillan on July 15, 1949, in Emory. He married Delores Bozeman in Emory on March 25, 1972. He was a member of Jacksonville Church of Deliverance.
Survivors include his wife of Emory; three sons, Robert L. Smith Jr. and wife Nykeisha, Gary L. Smith, and Jason Smith, all of Emory; four brothers, Arby Smith and wife Ann of Sulphur Springs, Charles Smith and wife Barbara, and Dwight Smith, all of Emory, and Paul Smith and wife Sandra of Greenville; six sisters, Ganie Stenline and husband Travis, Gwendolyn Savage and husband Troy, and Lynda Boyce and husband Travis, all of Emory, Johnnie Newhouse and husband John of Dallas, Florestine Kornegay of Queens, N.Y., and Velma Johnson of Sulphur Springs; mother-in-law, Earnestine Bozeman Riley; and one granddaughter, Alyssa Belle Smith.
Cozine and Tarver Funeral Home of Greenville was in charge of arrangements