Carrie Lee Smith

Sept. 11, 1931

Jan. 6, 2014

Carrie Lee Smith was born in Palestine, Texas on Sept. 11,1931 to the parentage of Oliver and Ethel Smith. He went to Heaven on Jan. 6, 2014 making his stay on Earth 82 years.

Carrie retired from Flexsteel Industries and then from American General Insurance Co. He loved singing and playing the guitar and had a local band for several years.

Carrie was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was a faithful member of Southlake Baptist church where he served as a deacon.

He leaves behind his loving wife, Ruth Marie Smith. He is also survived by his sons, Lee Smith and wife Lisa, Lynn Smith and wife Debbie, and Mark Smith and wife Lisa; daughters, Becky Bryant and husband Lewis, Sandee Masterson and husband Richard; sister, Sally Hamm; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Edna; brothers, L.C. Pete and Edward Smith; and grandson, Michael Van Carter.

A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 at the Wayne Boze Funeral Home. Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at the Pat Boze Memorial Chapel, led by Brother Bruce Anderson and Brother Roy Thornal. Burial will follow at Mountain Peak Cemetery.

Pallbearers will by Lewis Bryant, Jason Bryant, Paul Smith, Cole Smith, Mark Pryor and James Caliendo. Arrangements are under the direction of Wayne Boze Funeral Home in Waxahachie. www.waynebozefuneralhome.com