Funeral service for Durwood Eddie Smith, age 73, of Choudrant, LA will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Brown-Holley Funeral Home Chapel in Oak Grove, LA with Bro. Chance Caston officiating. Interment will follow in New Forest Cemetery in Forest, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home in Oak Grove, LA.
Mr. Durwood was born on December 18, 1945 in Rayville, LA. and passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2019, in Choudrant, LA. He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Lillian Smith; sisters, Callie Mae Pardon, Irma Lee McMillan, and Beatrice Frith; brothers, Billy Ray Smith, James Lloyd Smith, Aaron Prentis Smith, and Jerry Wayne Smith.
Survivors include his children, Bo Smith of Choudrant, LA and Penney Upchurch and husband, Scott of Dubach, LA; grandchildren, Katie Upchurch of Dubach, LA and Zachary Upchurch of Dubach, LA; special grand puppy, Dooley Jankins Smith; sister, Myrtis Sant of Jackson, MS, Francis Streeter and husband, Wesley of Sterlington, LA, and Carolyn McMillian of West Monroe, LA; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to give a special thank you to everyone at Ascend Hospice Care, LLC.
Pallbearers will be Gabe Stutts, Zackary Upchurch, Stacy Smith, Donny Stutts, Kenneth Stanford, and Brandon Collins.
Visitation will be Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 12:00 P.M.- 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
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