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James M. Smith

April 17, 1936 ~ May 31, 2022 (age 86)


Funeral services for James M. Smith, Sr., age 86, will be held on June 4, 2022 beginning at 11:00 am. Christ the King Catholic Church in Simmesport with Fr. Paul Kunnumpuram officiating.

Mr, Smith passed away on May 31, 2022 at his residence in Simmesport.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frances and Florence (Firmin) Smith; sisters, Doris Voiselle, Bessie Firmin, and Mary Voiselle; and a brother, Huey Smith.

Those left to cherish his memory are his companion, Patricia Alexander; children, Lisa Austin, James M. Smith, Jr., Kelly Smith, Kimberly Smith, Myron Smith, Haley Alexander, Holly Porterie, Marcus Alexander, and Heidi Alexander; and dear friend, Lucille Joseph. He is also survived by his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at Escude’ Funeral Home of Simmesport beginning at 10:00 a.m. until time of service.

Escude’ Funeral Home of Simmesport is in charge of arrangements.


To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


June 4, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Escude Funeral Home of Simmesport
625 Main St.
Simmesport, LA 71369

Funeral Service
June 4, 2022

11:00 AM
Christ the King Catholic Church
657 Main St.
Simmesport, LA 71369

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