Mr. J. C. Smith

Funeral Notice

 

Mr. J. C. Smith, 98, of Five Points died Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at his residence.  A graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Skyview Cemetery in Roanoke at 12:00 p.m. (CST) with Rev. Andre’ Reynolds officiating.  Public viewing will be at Vines Funeral Home, Friday, April 16, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. (CST) to 6:00 p.m. (CST).

Mr. Smith united with the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Fredonia at an early age.  He served as Treasurer of the church for over 70 years. He also served in the United States Army during World War II and was stationed in Wyoming , Iwo Jima, Japan and Guam. Mr. Smith’s first job was with Marvin Avery (3 years) prior to joining the military.  His third employment was at the Dye Works, West Point Pepperill, Valley, AL (38+years).  Almost every day after work, Mr. Smith would work for hours farming for his family and friends as well as selling produce to the community.  His fourth job was at Texaco (8 years). His fifth job was at the Golf Course in Lanett (5 years).  He was an entrepreneur, owning a taxi cab company and working as a self taught barber.  Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Mary George Todd Smith

Mr.Smith is survived by his devoted children: Wilbur Kirk Smith and Lottie LaShae Smith-Herring (Stanley) all of Five Points; one sister-in-law: Sarah Todd Spence, Louisville, KY; two grandchildren: Masika Nyaku, Decatur, GA and Todd Swanagan, Five Points and one great grandchild: Lourdes Nyaku, Decatur, GA and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.



Comments/Condolences

GREG & OSSIE ZACHERY
Wilbur and Shae, we wish to express love with deepest sympathy to you and entire family upon the loss of Mr.JC. You are in our prayers. Be blessed.


TOMMY & SANDRA HOLLOWAY
LaShae and Wilbur, our heartfelt condolences for the homegoing of your beloved dad. Childhood memories of the times shared with your family will be cherished forever. We love you all!


ROXIE JOINER
Condolences to the family. Know that God will take care and help you through the loss of your love one.


NARONICA HOLLOWAY
Prayers of strength and comfort


LILLIANMOSS
My deepest condolences. Will be missed dearly enjoyed my visits with him.


EVELYN HIGGINS BOYD
I am so sorry for your loss! It is my prayer that GOD gives your family the strength to endure this hard time


A J & MAE FANNIE BERRY
So sorry for your loss. God promise that one day soon, he will wipe away the tears from all faces.(Isaiah 25:8)


SHENITA MADDEN
My sincerest condolences to LaShae, Wilbur and the rest of the family. JC will truly be missed. Love you all.


SOPHIA THOMASON
My sincere condolences to Shae,Wilbur and the Smith family. May you find comfort in the Lord.


STEPHANIE BREWER HODGE
Rest In Peace cousin.


JEROME HIGGINS
With sincere sympathy.


ALISON AND PAMELA GATES
Our prayers for the family.


LILLIAN MAGBY GATES
My condolences and prayers to the family


LILLIAN MAGBY GATES AND DAUGH
My condolences and prayers for the family.


BOBBY & NORMA WILLIAMS
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of bereavement.


GEORGIA SMITH WALKER
Condolences and prayers for my family. Rest In Peace Uncle J C.


TERESA WHITLOW PETTWAY
My deepest sympathy to LaShae, Wilbur and family. I spent so much of my childhood at your house & will always cherish the fun memories of Mr JC. A great man who earned his wings. Much love family.


REV. ROSEMARY HUNTER
Just heard the news. May God grant you comfort and peace in this time of sorrow. My prayers will continuly be with each one.


ELIZABETH ABNER
Condolences to the family.


SHELIA TURNER
Sorry for your loss praying for the family


MARY LOIS PRICE SHOWERS
Sincerest condolences to the family. May God comfort you in this time for you loss.


VIVIAN MAGBY MCCANN
To Wilbur, LaShae and Family, I was so sorry to hear of your loss.He was always a men of understanding,sympathy, and fun to be with.He is not gone.He is just away with a warm smile and a wave of his hand.We shall always cherish his memories.God bless you. Love, Cousin Vivian


GERALDINE SMITH
Rest in Peace my dearest Uncle. My Sincerest Condolences to the family. Peace be with you.


MARTHA SHIPMAN
Please accept my sincere condolences in the passing of your loved one.. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18. Rest in Perfect Peace!!


REV RICKEY COFIELD
My prayers goes out my Smith family that God will give you strength in the coming days in the name of Jesus


THERESA BILLINGSLEA
I'm so sorry for your Loss will miss my friend


MARY L. ALLEN
My condolences to the Family.


ROSETTA SQUARE
My Sincerest Condolences to the Smith (LaShae) Family. May God be your comforter during this time and the days ahead.


MIKELE TRAYLOR
Rest on my dear cousin. My prayers are with you family. May you find comfort in the Lord during this time of loss.


ANGELA GRAHAM
RIP Cousin JC Smith


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