NATCHEZ-Graveside services for John Arthur Smith, 69, of Vidalia, who died Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at Riverland Medical Center in Ferriday, will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 9, 2012 at Natchez City Cemetery with Rev. Michael Cowan officiating.
Burial will follow at Natchez City Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.
Mr. Smith was born November 29, 1942 in Natchez, MS, the son of Henry Smith and Mazie Lee Dunham Smith. He was a member of the Bougere Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Joshua Shane Smith.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Jackie Smith; three sons, Robert Orcutt, Hunter Smith, and Journey Smith; two daughters, Tammy Orcutt Glass and husband, Troy, and Destiny Smith, all of Vidalia; three grandchildren, John Paul Morehead, Tiffany Morehead, and Katlyn Rose Smith Orcutt; and three brothers.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.