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Robert Smith | Ed Smith Sr's Grandson | Ed Smith Jr's Son | Born 23 August 1926
Resides in Vicksburg, MS | 601-638-7455


Robert Smith is the only living grandson to Ed Smith Sr. and the son to Ed Smith Jr.  He was born August 23, 1926 -- celebrated his 90th birthday this year. He resides in Vicksburg, MS living three doors down from cousin Johnnie Ruth Claiborne. Some family members were fortunate enough to meet Robert.
Needless to say, it was a true heartfelt blessing for each. 
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Angela and Kylie not only asked all the curious questions, they also recorded the meeting and took notes while Wandell videotaped the cherishable memories and Lillie captured the classic photos.
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Andrew "Bay-Bay", Margaret "Pumpkin" listened intently to the historical conversation. 
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Robert sharing history with Wandell Jackson
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Youngest generation meets eldest generation!  How cool is that?!
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Johnnie Ruth is the family member who keeps a close watch over Robert. God bless her!
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Marion Randolph and Robert Smith
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Andrew "Bay-Bay" Jackson and Robert sharing fond memories
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Robert's joyous reaction after receiving a box of chocolates from the White House signed by President Obama
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Robert sitting in his favorite spot in front of his home enjoying his favorite treats (cigarettes, a drink...shh it's not water in that cup (lol))
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Robert's happiness!
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A visit to see cousin Robert Smith is a MUST DO during your next visit to Vicksburg, MS.



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Dear Family, 

It is with deepest heartfelt sorrow to inform you that our beloved Robert Smith passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2016. He was 90 years old. 

Services will be held Saturday, December 3 2016, 11:00am at 
W H Jefferson Funeral Home, Monroe St, Vicksburg MS

You can contact his niece Peggy Winters at 601-415-6917 should you wish to share condolences. Can also send cards/flowers to either funeral home or Peggy's home address: 4466 Haley Point Rd, Vicksburg MS 39183.

Rest in peace, Robert! 

Sincerely,
 
Love you all and continued blessings,

Gladys P. Downs (Lillie B Smith-Jackson's daughter)

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