Clifton Smith

CLARKSDALE — Clifton James “Smitty” Smith, age 75, passed away Sunday, April 28, at Northwest Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at Union Grove M.B. Church in Clarksdale with interment following at McLaurin Memorial Gardens near Lyon.
He was a retired educator and coach of the West Tallahatchie School District.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley A. Smith; a son, Michael Miller of Crestview, Fla.; daughters, Debra Profit and Delores Richard of Clarksdale; 2 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.


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