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Mr. Eugene "Big Larry" Smith

March 30, 1948 ~ May 15, 2022 (age 74)

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Brother Eugene Smith was born on March 30, 1948 to the late Mr. Frank Smith and Mrs. Emma Jean Horne in Jackson, Mississippi.  On Sunday, May 15, 2022, Eugene Smith departed this life at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson, Mississippi.

Brother Eugene Smith was baptized at an early age at New Jerusalem Baptist Church on Whitfield Street.  He attended Brown Elementary, Rowan Jr. High and Lanier High Schools.

Brother Eugene Smith was united in holy matrimony to Miss Rosie Lee Williams on November 1, 1967 and to this union three children were born.

Brother Eugene Smith worked for the Baptist Medical Center, Presto Manufacturing for 8 years and Packard Electric for 30 years until he retired in 2006.

Brother Eugene Smith was willing to help any one in need.  He will be missed by all who knew him.

Preceding him in death were his parents, five brothers, and one sister.

Brother Eugene Smith leaves behind to cherish his memories, a loving wife, Rosie; three children: one daughter, Renee; two sons: Derick (Yina); and Anthony (Dana); six grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; one aunt, Will Bell Scott; a special niece, Brooke Dennis;  and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends. 

Visitation Hours will be held Thursday 05/19/22 from 12-7 p.m. at Peoples Funeral Home

Funeral Services will be held Friday 05/20/22 at 11:00 a.m. in Peoples Funeral Home Chapel and Final Resting Place being Autumn Woods Cemetery located on 4000 W. Northside Dr. Jackson, MS 39209


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May 19, 2022

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Peoples Funeral Home
886 North Farish Street
Jackson, MS 39202

Funeral Service
May 20, 2022

11:00 AM
Peoples Funeral Home Chapel
886 North Farish Street
Jackson, MS 39202

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