Johnny Ray Smith

Published 4:42 pm Tuesday, February 17, 2015



Johnny Ray Smith, age 80, of Picayune, Mississippi passed away Monday, February 16, 2015.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 18, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Picayune Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. with Bro. James Reeves officiating. Burial will be at Lee’s Chapel #2 Cemetery under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home.

Mr. Smith was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, a Cab Driver, and a Member of the Baptist Faith.

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He is survived by sons, Scotty Ray Smith of Kenner, Hiram “Speedy” Smith and his wife Annette of Picayune; daughters, Gayleen Mitchell and her husband James of Picayune, Kendra Spruill of Picayune, and Karmen Necaise and her husband Randy of Picayune; brothers, Bill Smith of Poplarville, and Mike Smith of McNeill; sister, Sue Lott of Carriere; nine grandchildren, Micah, Erica, Taylor, Denae, Colton, Chelsea, Logan, Jonathan, and Desirae; and three great-grandchildren, Brailey, Levi, and Easton.

He is preceded in death by his parents William and Birdie Smith; wife, Dorothy Smith; brothers, Jerry Smith, J.D. Smith, William Smith; sisters, Betty Jean Widner, Diane Varnado, and Alice Jane Smith; and granddaughter, Ciara Smith.

Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home. Please visit our website for the obituary. You can leave an online condolence or share photos and memories.