Major E. Smith, Jr., 63, of Lake Village, passed away December 16, 2014 at Lake Village Rehab and Care Center in Lake Village.
He was a 1969 graduate of McGehee High School and graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1973 with a degree in Political Science. He was born in Little Rock on August 14, 1951 and was the son of Margaret Louise Matthews Smith and the late Major Elmer Smith, Sr.
In addition to his father, Mr. Smith was also preceded in death by a brother Gregory Steven Smith and his nephew, Matthew Chesser.
He is survived by his mother, Margaret Smith of Monticello; his sister, Paula Chesser and husband Buddy of Monticello; and his nephew, Drew Chesser of Sherwood.
Funeral service will be held on December 19 at 1 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel in Monticello. Burial will be at Dermott Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 909 West 2nd St., Little Rock, AR 72201.