Emmett B. Smith, 75, of Lake Village, passed away on June 15, 2015 at his home in Lake Village.
He was a retired self-employed video store owner/operator and a Baptist. He also worked for the railroad, worked in the grocery business and was a lab courier for different medical clinics. He enjoyed living on the lake, fishing, birdwatching, and feeding his squirrels.
Mr. Smith was born on June 5, 1940 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and was the son of the late George G. Smith and Oree L. Odom Bowers Smith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Gerald D., Jerry, Robert, and Ronald Dale; one sister, Kathy Daniels; and one stepson, Freddie Burdine.
He is survived by his wife, Paulette Stipe Smith of Lake Village; a son, Ron Smith and wife Sherri of Cave Springs; two daughters, Debbe Smith Watson and husband Stephen of Beaumont, Texas and Lisa Smith Swain and husband Danny of Monticello; two sisters, Barbara Watmough of Spring, Texas and Katie Bowers of Ocean Springs, Mississippi; a brother, Larry Bowers of Ocean Springs, Mississippi; a stepson, Bradley Burdine and wife Candy of Cunningham, Tennessee; a stepdaughter, Phyllis Hendricks and husband Mark of Fortson, Georgia; ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home Chapel on June 19, at 2 p.m. with Rev. David Jacks officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.