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Earnest Smith

March 16, 1940 ~ October 3, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Earnest Smith Obituary

Brother Earnest Smith


Funeral Services for Brother Earnest Smith will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2023, at the Williams Drive  Church of Christ at 3:00 p.m. Brother Fredrick Smith will be the officiant of the services.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 on October 13, 2023 at the Williams Drive Church of Christ. The interment will follow the services in H. V. Adams Cemetery. To send flowers, words of condolence, or light a memory candle, kindly look to your left.

Earnest Smith was born  to the union of  Warren D. Smith and Katie Wilson Smith on March 16, 1940 in the village of Mer Rouge, Louisiana.  He graduated from Union High School and the University of Louisiana in Monroe.

He was married to Pauline Evans Smith, who preceded him in death.  They were blessed with three children, Fredrick (Deborah),  Lisa(Patrick) Coleman, and Nicolette (Chris) Releford. Brother Smith was a  millwright by profession, working at Georgia Pacific Paper Company until retirement. 

Brother Smith enjoyed reading his Bible, watching old westerns, and spending quality time with his family, especially his eleven grandchildren, and eleven great grandchildren. 

"Faithful ministers of Christ, who aim at the edification and salvation of the people among whom they labour in the work of the ministry, ought to be honoured and esteemed by them." 1 Thess. 5:12, 13.

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October 13, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Williams Drive Church of Christ
402 Williams Drive
Bastrop, LA 71220

Celebration of Life
October 14, 2023

3:00 PM
Williams Drive Church of Christ


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