In memory of
Hillard Smith III
Hillard Smith III, age 71, was called to the arms of his Heavenly Father on Saturday, January 7, 2017. Hillard is survived by his wife, Debra Smith; children, Deborah Smith, Tina Cordova, Michelle Payne and Danielle Causey; siblings, Tommie Kaye (Geriod) McMorcik, Shirley Payne (Darrell) Crockens, Noel (Janice) Payne and Larry Payne; grandchildren, Jonathan Smith Jr., Myriah McBride, Dalis Thomas, Janara, Jacolby, and Fallon Cordova, loving sister-in-law, Ramona Brown and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his sons, Hillard and Jonathan Smith; parents, Margaret Payne and Hillard Smith, Sr.; sisters Marie Turner Payne and Elaine Bridges. Relatives and friends of the family or invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, January 14, 2017, 10:00 AM at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 1923 St Philip St, NOLA Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until the hour of service. Interment: Providence Memorial Park Services entrusted to the caring staff of: Professional Funeral Services, Inc., "Celebrating Life", 1449 N Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116, (504) 948-7447.
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