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James “Jimmy” Floyd Smith

James “Jimmy” Floyd Smith, 67, Mt. Hope, passed from this life Aug. 27 at ECM Hospital.

Mr. Smith lived his entire life in Mt. Hope and was a member of Rock Springs Mitchell Memorial Presbyterian Church in Mt. Hope. He was retired from Solutia, where he was a lab tech for over 33 years.

Funeral service will be Aug. 30 at 2 p.m. at Rock Springs Mitchell Memorial Presbyterian Church in Mt. Hope with the Rev. Deb Williams, Bro. Jonathan Henderson and Bro. Jesse Smith officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service from noon until service time.

Survivors include wife, Janie Ruth Seay Smith, Mt. Hope; children, Michelle Smith Daniel and husband Brett, Mt. Hope, and James Christopher Smith and wife Melanie, McCalla; grandchildren, Paige Elizabeth Daniel, Auburn, Lauren Ashley Daniel, Mt. Hope, and Olivia Leah-Kate Charlene Smith, McCalla; brother, DeWayne “Buddy” Smith and wife Linda, Moulton; mother-in-law, Arlenia Seay; and sisters, Pam Campbell and husband Bobby, Mt. Hope, and Angie Smith, Mt. Hope.

Pallbearers will be nephews. Honorary bearers will be retired friends from Solutia.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert and Alma Smith.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Rock Springs Mitchell Memorial Presbyterian Church in Mt. Hope or to the organization in support of this rare disease at www.marfan.org.

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