Celebrating the life of James Zell Smith
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James Zell Smith was born September 25, 1963 to the late Mack & Dorcas Smith Sr. Zell worked many jobs, his final job as an over the road truck driver was his favorite. Zell was the youngest of eight children, of course he was spoiled. Zell loved his family.
Zell leaves to mourn a wife, Millie Smith of Milwaukee, WI; one son, Xavier Knox; three sisters, Emma Jean Wyatt of Murphysboro, IL, Linda (Harrison) Cook of Harrisburg, PA and Patricia Smith-Matting of Cordova, TN; two brothers, Frank Smith of West Memphis, AK and Darnell Smith of Murphysboro, IL. Brothers: Mack Smith Jr. and John Earl Smith, preceded him in death. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews; and many other children that called him uncle Zell because of the love he gave them so freely.
Serenity Funeral Home, Tel. (901)379-0861.
1638 Sycamore View Road
Memphis, TN 38134