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Oscar Dwayne Smith

October 20, 1938 August 16, 2013
Oscar Dwayne Smith
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Services for Mr. Oscar Dwayne Smith will be held on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Pentecostal Church of Leesville, LA. Reverends Mark Christian, David Tipton, Greg Mortensen, John Burns, and M.C. Green will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Hicks Pentecostal Church Cemetery in Hicks, LA under the direction of Jeane�s Funeral Service of Leesville. Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m. on August 19th, at the First United Pentecostal Church of Leesville and will continue until 9:00 p.m. Mr. Smith, 74, was a veteran and owner of Smith Laundry and Dry Cleaners. He also was a heavy equipment operator and for many years owned his own business � Smith Contracting. In the past several years, he worked as a heavy equipment operator for different pipeline companies. Once you met Oscar, you never forgot him and his ability to make people laugh. He never met a stranger. He made friends everywhere he went. Even at family gatherings, he was the center of attention. He was a longtime member of First United Pentecostal Church of Leesville and enjoyed singing gospel songs with his family. Preceding him in death were his parents � Richard and Dovie Welch Smith and a niece � Glenda Guidry. Survivors are: his wife of 36 years � Marilyn Hagan Smith One son � Michael Smith and wife Karen of Florien, LA Two daughters � Twylla Smith of Leesville, LA and Katrina Smith of Leesville, LA Two brothers � Elmer Smith and wife Inez of Leesville, LA and Arlin Smith and wife Sidney Sue of Haughton, LA One sister � Lois Bradley of Alexandria, LA Eight grandchildren � Ryan Smith, Nathan Jeane, Jacob Phillips, Colby Gordy, Heath Smith, Kristyn Smith, Kaitlyn Phillips, and Amy Knippers Eight great-grandchildren Special friends � Brian and Lequita Franklin and Billy and Gail Guffie Oscar is dearly loved by all of his nieces and nephews. Words of comfort may be expressed at or call Jeane�s Funeral Service at 337-238-1700.

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