Clother Smith Sr.

Published 10:22 am Wednesday, August 14, 2013


Clother Smith Sr., 79, a resident of Bogalusa, departed this life Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at LSU Bogalusa Medical Center.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Doris J. Smith of Bogalusa; two sons, Clother “Bubba” Smith Jr. of Bogalusa and Eric (Katrina) Smith of Angie; three daughters, Marcia P. Smith Dowdy of Baton Rouge, Carlon (Jerome) Bolton Sr. of Houston and Brenda (Aaron) Thomas of Madison, Miss.; two brothers, the Rev. Darl (Daisy) Smith of Baton Rouge and the Rev. Charles (Paulen) Jefferson of Lake Charles; three sisters, Lovett James of Angie, Alfreda Smith of Bogalusa and Caldonna Pack of Varnado; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a very special friend, Johnny Crosby of Jacksonville, Fla.; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Pam Foster; a son, Alton Morris; his parents, Julis and Luhana Smith; and two brothers, Percy Smith and Julius Smith.

Visitation will be held Friday, Aug. 16 at Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa from 2-7 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Saturday at Live Oak United Methodist Church in Angie at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Terrence August, pastor, and the Rev. Charles Jefferson officiating.

Interment will follow in the Live Oak Cemetery in Angie.

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