Edward Smith

HOUSTON – Edward Eugene Smith, 70, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at his home. He was born May 20, 1942, in Van Vleet to Woodrow and Pauline Smith. He worked as a farmer and mechanic until he became disabled.

The family would like to recognize the kindness and diligence of his Gentiva Hospice nurses, Carol and Gail.

Services are at 2 p.m. Monday at Southern Funeral Chapel with Bro. Johnny Cherry officiating. Burial is in Concord Cemetery.

Survivors are his wife, Carol Smith; seven children, Edward Smith Jr., Frankie Smith, Angel Smith, Bridget Fulgham, Timothy Fulgham, Carol Ann Grimes and Jimmy Gowens, all of Houston; three brothers, Wilson Smith and Donald Smith of Houston and Jack Smith of Money; and his grandchildren: Joseph Varela, Jose Varela Jr., Aubri Pauline Smith, Brandon Eugene Cook, Jimmy Bell, Minnie Fulgham, M’Cailea Jackson, Macie Britt, Glen Britt, Matthew Britt, Hank Smith, Frankie Smith Jr., Sean Smith and Deanna Smith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow and Pauline Smith; and two brothers, Charles and Alan Smith.

Pallbearers are Doyle Criddle, William White, Eddie Bynum, Norman Nabors, James Grimes and Willie Bean.

Visitation is noon until service time Monday at the funeral home.

Online condolences: www.southernfuneralchapel.com.

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