Don Alan Smith Sr.

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 21, 2010

HERMANVILLE — Don Alan Smith Sr. died Monday, April 19, 2010, at River Region Medical Center. He was 54.

A Vicksburg native, Mr. Smith had lived in the Utica and Rocky Springs communities for many years. He graduated from All Saints’ in 1973 and retired from BellSouth after 33 1/2 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his father, George Edward Smith Sr.

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Survivors include his wife, Martha Smith of Hermanville; a daughter, Linda Ann French of Hazlehurst; a son, Don Alan Smith Jr. and wife Caitlin of Utica; a granddaughter, Lauren Alexis French of Hazlehurst; two stepsons, Chris Whitehead and wife Missy and Waylon Whitehead and wife DeeAnne, all of Natchez; two stepdaughters, Jackie Kerben and husband Bubba of Meadville and Sarlett Etheridge of Alexandria, La.; his mother and stepfather, Faye Smith Willis and Don Willis of Vicksburg; two brothers, George Smith and wife Bonnie of Bellevue, Wash., and Jack Smith and wife Polly of Vicksburg; three nephews; two nieces; four stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Glenwood Funeral Home in Utica with the Rev. Brad Hartzog officiating. Burial will follow at Utica Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Britt Mitchell, Mark Mitchell, Dean Moulder, Mike Tart, Rick Rocha and Wayne O’Brian.