Rosemary Swan-Smith, 78, a resident of Jeanerette and a native of Sorrell, died Thursday, October 6, 2011 at her residence at 8 p.m.
Visitation will be Friday, October 14 at First Jerusalem Baptist Church, 835 Monnot Road in Jeanerette, from 10 a.m. until funeral at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in the Sorrell Community Cemetery.
Rosemary leaves to cherish her memory five sons, Miller (Gail) Smith Jr., Leroy (Beverly) Smith, Craig (Ramona) Smith Sr. and Kevin (Pamela) Smith Sr., all of Sorrell, and Henry (Patricia) Smith of New Iberia; two daughters, Mrs. Joseph (Brenda) August of Jeanerette and Paula Smith of Kansas City, Missouri; a sister-in-law, Ida Swan of Port Arthur, Texas; a brother-in-law, King Alexander Jr. of Glencoe; 27 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
Mrs. Swan-Smith was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Swan and Doretha Lockett Swan; her husband, Miller Smith Sr.; a son, Barry Smith; a brother, Walter Swan; a sister, Emily Swan Alexander; and a special friend, Benjamin (J.B.) Hamilton Sr.
Jones Funeral Home of Jeanerette/ Franklin/ Morgan City is in charge of arrangements. Please visit www.jones-funeral-home.com to send condolences to the family.