Sunday, January 1, 2012

Valery Joe Smith

Mr. Valery Joe Smith, 80, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2012, at his residence in LouisvilleMississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in LouisvilleMississippi, on Monday, January 2, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, at Memorial Park Cemetery in LouisvilleMississippi, with Rev. Lawrence Pool officiating.    
Mr. Smith was born March 13, 1931.  He was a retired 911 Dispatcher for the Jackson Police Department.  He answered the call of his country by serving in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean Conflict from 1950 to 1954.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Kathleen, and his daughter, Karen Smith, both of Louisville, Mississippi, and his son, Joe Smith and wife, Rhonda, of Brandon, Mississippi.  He is also survived by two grandsons:  Joseph Smith of Starkville, Mississippi, and David Smith of Vicksburg, Mississippi.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Archie T. and Vallie Musgrove Smith.
Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements. You may sign the guestbook at