In memory of
Smith, Rev. J. C. 86, native of Ramer, Alabama. Beloved husband of Willie M. Smith (née Myricks); devoted father of Jennifer (Euclid) Strayhorn, Jonathan (Rochelle) Smith, Jeffery (Heather) Smith, Jerrold (Crystal) Smith, and Jacques (Carly) Smith; loving grandfather of 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; brother, cousin, and uncle to many. Faithful founder and pastor of Bethlehem Temple Missionary Baptist Church. Veteran of the United States Army and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Dedicated School Board Member. Arrangements entrusted to W. W. Holt Funeral Home. Lying in Repose, Wednesday, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm; BT Family Hour Celebration, Wednesday, 6:00 pm; Final Viewing, Thursday, 9:00 am - 11:00 am; and Funeral, Thursday, 11:00 am at Bethlehem Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 20 E. 147th Street in Harvey, IL.
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