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Baby James Lee Smith III was born July 11, 2018, and went home to be with the Lord surrounded with love on July 12, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital with his parents at his side.
Baby James leaves to cherish his loving memory, his parents, Marva RaShon Barnes and James Lee Smith Jr.; two siblings, Dezarian Mosley and Semaj Smith; grandparents Walidah Barnes, Marvin Lee, Anita Smith and Trina Carrol; special aunts, Joanna (DeAndre) Williams, Donna J.M. Barnes, Bunniesha Barnes, Jamie Smith Willingham, Trina Autry, Shanae Davis, Barraya Hickson and Ellisia Catley; a special uncle, Robert Smith; a special great-uncle, Jason L. Barnes Sr.; a special great-grandmother, Jannie Lee Lee; and a host other cousins, great-aunts and great-uncles, other relatives and friends.
He was greeted at Heaven’s gates by his great-grandfathers Charles “Pepper” Lee and James Trevathan as well as his great-great-grandmothers Essie “Chancy” Mitchell and Mildred Barnes.
Services will be Saturday, July 21, 2018, at 10 a.m. at the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home. Friends may call one hour prior to the services from 9 to 10 a.m.