In Memory of




Obituary for Rebecca Sue Smith

Funeral services for Rebecca Sue Day Smith, 72, of Clayton, LA will be held at Vidalia First Baptist Church on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 1PM with Bro. Mark Richardson officiating. Sue will be laid to rest at Abi Del Memorial Cemetery in Monterey, LA, under the direction of Young's Funeral Home.

Sue was born on Saturday, July 14, 1951 in Natchez, MS to Marilyn Myers Day and David Day and went to be with the Lord after a short illness on Saturday, November 25, 2023 in New Orleans, LA. She graduated in 1969 from Bogue Chitto, MS and was Homecoming Queen. Sue found the love of her life, Charles L. Smith, Jr. and married November 12, 1971. She worked and retired from Bell South, Concordia Parish School Board, and Fresenius Medical Company. Sue was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved spoiling her children and especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be deeply missed be everyone who knew her.

She is reunited with her parents; brother, Gerald Day; and great-granddaughter, Cameryn Jules Thomas.

Those left behind to cherish the memories of Sue are her husband of 52 years, Charles L. Smith, Jr.; daughters, Tara Smith Scruggs & her husband David Ray and Tami Smith Andre & her husband Will; granddaughters, Paige Thomas & her husband Sam, Mallory Wallace, and Carlee McClain;great-granddaughters, Addison Jane Thomas and Lakelyn Reign Thomas; and great-grandson, Maddox Kole Thomas.

Those honoring Sue as pallbearers are Bud Smith, Ronnie Lewis, Jimmy Wilkinson, Melton Pierre, Nicholas Day, Cedric Dunbar, and Raymond Murray.

Honorary pallbearers will be Alan Martis, Alvin Wiggins, Pat Turner, Jimmy Huber, Richard Jones, Mike McDonald, Jack Langston, and Ronnie Hedricks.

The family will receive friends at Vidalia First Baptist Church on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 from 11AM until service time at 1PM.

The family would like to send a special thanks to Trinity Hospital, Pafford Flying Crew, Jose "Hoss" Serios, FNP, Dr. Vanlangendock, Touro Infirmary, and East Jefferson Hospital.

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