A funeral service celebrating the life of Tommie Smith, 81, will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Funeral Home Coushatta chapel with Brother Tom Brown officiating. Interment will follow in St. Maurice Cemetery. The family received friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM, Friday, May 22, 2020 at the funeral home.
Mr. Smith was born on May 24, 1938 in Campti, LA to William and Alice Smith and passed away May 20, 2020 in Coushatta, LA. He was a retired log truck driver for Smith Logging.
Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Katherine Marie Smith. Left to cherish his memory are sons, William Russell Smith and Victor Orlean Smith; daughter, Joyce Ammons; sisters, Pearly May Wolf and Dorothy Niemeier; brothers, Robert Ray Smith, Jimmy “Blackie” Smith, Jerry Smith, and Henry Smith; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and other relatives and friends.
Honoring Mr. Smith as pallbearers were Ronald Smith, Donald Smith, Jerry David “Peanut” Smith, Richard Smith, Jessie Morgan and Larry Graham.