James Hoyt Smith

Published 7:00 am Friday, June 2, 2017

James Hoyt Smith, age 89, of Carriere, Mississippi passed away Monday, May 29, 2017.

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A memorial service will be held by the family at Carriere First Baptist Church on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.

Mr. Smith formally of Avondale, Louisiana was a resident of Carriere since 1969. He was an iron worker, and member of Carriere First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Radine E. Smith of Carriere; two sons, James “Ricky” Smith and his wife Debra of Springville, Alabama, and Jon Kelly Smith and his wife Jerri Lynn of Hillsdale; two daughters, Deborah Lynn Easterling of Picayune, and Tracy Marie Heflin and her husband Rex of Childersburg, Alabama; six brothers; three sisters; grandchildren, Jamie, Shalee, Kelvin, Michael, Alicia, Jon Collis, Austin, and Shay; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Myrtle Smith; and one son, Michael Anthony 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.  www.picayunefuneral.com