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Thomas Lee Smith

October 25, 1946 ~ January 21, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Thomas Smith Obituary

Thomas L. “TL” Smith passed away on January 21, 2024.  He was born on October 25, 1946 in Jackson County, MS, to Ira Walter and Annie “Jacqueline” Nolf Smith.

TL married the love of his life, Elizabeth “Laverne” Shepheard on April 5, 1966.  He proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.  He enjoyed fishing and working on vehicles.  He held many different jobs during his life, but the most notable was working maintenance for the Rocky Creek Utilities water system.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Laverne Smith; parents, Ira and Jacqueline Smith; siblings, Walter Joe “JW” Smith, Jerry Drew “JD” Smith, Velma Fairley, Ira Clayton “IC” Smith, and John Buford “JB” Smith; parents-in-law, Herbert and Laurvine Davis Shepheard.

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Angela “Angie” (Glenn) Moffett; granddaughters, Samantha (Matt) Frank, Lillie Moffett and Kaylie Moffett; great grandson, Memphis Montgomery; siblings, Helen Thompson, Annette Moore, and Dale Smith; numerous other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The visitation for Thomas L. “TL” Smith will be held on Thursday, January 25, 2024 from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM at Moments Funeral Home.  The funeral will begin in the funeral home chapel at 12:00 PM with Bro. Stephen Crigler officiating.  Pallbearers are, Tracy Davis, Johnny Davis, Johnathon Davis, Dylan Davis, Cam Baria and Memphis Montgomery.  Burial will be in Rocky Creek Cemetery.

Moments Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, is honored to be in charge of arrangements. 

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January 25, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Moments Funeral Home Lucedale
7158 Highway 63 South
Lucedale, MS 39452

Funeral Service
January 25, 2024

12:00 PM
Moments Funeral Home Lucedale
7158 Highway 63 South
Lucedale, MS 39452


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