Mrs. Lavongia Johnson Smith, 90 of LaFayette, died Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Noland Eastern Shore in Daphne, AL. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at Vines Funeral Home Chapel, LaFayette, at 1:00 p.m. (CST) with Prince Leonard Sykes officiating. Interment will follow at Antioch Baptist Church, LaFayette. Public viewing will be at Vines Funeral Home, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (CST).
Mrs. Smith is survived by her three daughters, Mary Young, Warren, MI; Willie M. Smith, Warren, MI; Shirley (Charles) Smith, Daphne, AL; and a granddaughter, she reared as a daughter, Titanya (Dennis) Longshore, Dayton, OH. She also helped to rear two great-grand sons, Travion Smith and Jaquavion Jackson and two great-grand daughters, Mikeyla Thomas and Tamaria Longshore. Additionally, Lavongia leaves nine grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, fifteen great-great grandchildren, two great - great - great grandchildren, and three god sons: Randy (Jackie) Floyd; Frank (Monica) Floyd; Franklin (Margo) Thomas, and a host of adored nieces, nephews, other caring relatives and special friends.