Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Mr. Quavis Smith

Mr. Quavis W. “Smitty” Smith, 70, of Noxapater, Mississippi, passed away on Monday, August 29, 2011, at Anderson Regional Hospital South in Meridian, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Wednesday, August 31, 2011, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2011, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel in Louisville, Mississippi, with Rev. Dwayne Barrett officiating. Interment will be in Murphy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Smith was born April 16, 1941. He was a retired service station operator with Shell Oil Company.

Mr. Smith is survived by two sons: Bobby Joe Smith of Lauderdale, Mississippi, and Michael Smith of Decatur, Mississippi. He is also survived by one daughter, Shiela Smith and husband, Jerry, of Meridian, Mississippi; fiancée, Pat Pilgrim of Noxapater, Mississippi; one sister, Mary House of Lauderdale, Mississippi; and two brothers, E. T. Smith and John David Smith both of Noxapater, Mississippi. Mr. Smith is also survived by three grandchildren: William Christopher Harrold, Courtney Victoria Harrold, and Caleb Benton Smith. He is preceded in death by his parents, Elwood Earl and Velma Kemp Smith and a grandson, Perry Smith.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Joe Smith, Danny Stevens, Christopher Harrold, Jimmy Bidwell, and Jerry Smith.

Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements. You may sign the guestbook at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.