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Dea. Cortez Simth Sr

June 18, 1916 — May 22, 2013

And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely. Revelation 21:5-6(KJV) Dea. Cortez Smith was born June 18,1916 in Lillie,Louisiana.He was the son of the late Henry P and Lillie Lee Mosley Smith. He was a retired mechanic from the City of El Dorado. He was a faithful member and deacon of the St.John Missionary Baptist Church until his health failed. He departed this life on May 22,2013 at his home surrounded by his family . He was preceded in death by his parents ,wife of 54 years, Hazel L. Penny - Smith , . Three brothers; Ivory Mosley,Melvin Mosley ,and Condrad Williams .Five sisters; Lizzie Williams , Carmeal Kendricks,Bertha Archie, Minnie L. Montgomery and Wordie Bea ; 6 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Surviors include three sons ; Cortez Smith Jr of Pine Bluff,Ar , Carl Smith of El Dorado,Ar ,and Woodrow Parker of Camden,Ar. Five daughters; Ammer J. Williams of Detroit,MI,Audrey McGhee of North Little Rock,AR, Shirlene Holmes,Linda Broadnax and Sandra Hicks all of El Dorado,Ar.Three Brothers;John Henry Smith of Three Creeks, Elmer Smith of El Dorado,Ar ,and Eugene Smith of Junction City ,LA. One sister; Luteen Alderson of Columbus,OH. 31 grandchildren, 96 great grandchildren and 27 great great grandchildren . Visitation will be at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Tuesday , May, 28, 2013 and on Wednesday May 29,2013 from 8:30 a.m. until 9 a.m. . A Celebration of Life will be held 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday , May 29 at St.John Missionary Baptist Church with Rev.Barry Dobson officiating .Burial will follow in Fellowship Cemetery Lillie,Louisiana Services are under the direction of the Sims Mortuary, Inc. To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dea. Cortez Simth Sr, please visit our flower store.


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