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Melvin Smith

February 2, 1934 ~ August 20, 2020 (age 86)


Melvin Smith transitioned from labor to reward on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at Bayside Medical Center in Gretna, La.  He was 86 years old.  

Beloved son of the late Julia Sparks.  Devoted father of Cordell Ross (Keira), Cornelius Green (Lisa) and Tia Lewis.  Brother of the late Martha Wallace Thomas, Leonard Lightell Sr, and Haywood Johnson Sr.  

Also left to mourn his passing, but celebrate his life is his devoted niece Hope Woodside, great niece Nia Woodside, and devoted nephew Quinn Scott.  He is also survived by 18 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and devoted friends.  

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend graveside services on Saturday September 5, 2020, at Ironton Cemetery at 10A.M.  Pastor Haywood Johnson of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church of Ironton, La, officiating.  

Due to COVID – 19, everyone in attendance MUST wear a face mask or other proper facial covering and practice social distancing. 

Funeral planning entrusted to ROBINSON FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 9611 LA-23 BELLE CHASSE, LA. 70037.  (504) 208 – 2119. 

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Graveside Service
September 5, 2020

10:00 AM
Ironton Cemetery
Johnson Street
Ironton, LA 70083

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