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Elcie Boyte Smith
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Birth: Jun. 6, 1923
Death: Aug. 14, 2008

NATCHEZ Elcie Boyte Smith, 85, of Vidalia, who died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, in Ferriday, will be at noon today at Laird Funeral Home Union Street Chapel with Brother Gary Howington and Charles Ray Blount officiating.

Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time today at the funeral home.


Mrs. Smith was born June 6, 1923, in Lincoln County, the daughter of Martin Wilson and Susan Elizabeth Williamson Boyte. She was a member of First Baptist Church, of Vidalia, as well as Vidalia Eastern Star
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Mrs. Smith was a well known, talented seamstress for many years, having worked for Bluebell Garment Factory and H.F. Byrne Drapery. She created many projects for designers Buzz Harper and H. Hal Garner. She was a very devoted mother and grandmother.

Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, L.W. Smith; one sister, Ruby Dale Dunaway; and five brothers, Don Boyte, Ruie Boyte, Elzy Boyte, Dee Boyte and Purvis Boyte.

Survivors include one daughter, Cheryl Cain and husband, Ricky, both of Lake St. John; one granddaughter, Hope Smith Baker and husband, Bill, both of Vidalia; one grandson, Ty Cain; two great-grandsons, Colton Egloff and Evan Sanford; one sister Bertie Cleveland of Hammond, La.; one brother, Bill Boyte of Brookhaven; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Published in The Natchez Democrat, Natchez, Mississippi, Internet Edition, August 16, 2008. 
 
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 Parents:
  Martin Wilson Boyte (1879 - 1963)
  Susie Elizabeth Williamson Boyte (1882 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  L. W. Smith (1919 - 2007)
 
 Siblings:
  Elzie C. Boyte (1902 - 1966)*
  Edward Denon Boyte (1904 - 1989)*
  Donnis E. Boyte (1910 - 1958)*
  Ruby Boyte Dunaway (1916 - 1996)*
  Elbert Ray Boyte (1918 - 2011)*
  Elcie Boyte Smith (1923 - 2008)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Natchez
Adams County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: Garden of Memories
 
Created by: Debbie Belk Ellis
Record added: Jun 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70849618
Elcie <i>Boyte</i> Smith
Added by: Debbie Belk Ellis
 
Elcie <i>Boyte</i> Smith
Added by: Debbie Belk Ellis
 
Elcie <i>Boyte</i> Smith
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