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Lawrence D. Smith

March 28, 1980 ~ July 10, 2020 (age 40)



Lawrence David Smith was born on March 28, 1980 in Detroit, Michigan.  He was carried by the angels to his new home, a mansion in glory, on July 10, 2020, where he saw his first sunset from heaven.

After relocating to Mississippi, Larry attended Sacred Heart Catholic School and graduated from Carthage High School.  He furthered his education at Atlanta Technical College, where he majored in Computer Networking and Programming.  He also attended the University of West Georgia.  Larry was currently enrolled at Southern New Hampshire and was close to completing his Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Sciences.

Larry was preceded in death by his mother, Merline Smith; sister, Linda Smith; uncle & aunt, Al & Ozella Hixon; uncle, Abe McMorris, Jr.; and grandmothers, Mabel Nolley & Oda Gilmore.

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July 17, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Whitehead Funeral Services and Cremation
600 Old Canton Rd.
Carthage, MS 39051

Graveside Service
July 18, 2020

10:00 AM
Wesley Chapel UMC Cemetery
450 Hayes Street
Carthage, MS 39051

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