Leon Ervin Smith

Leon Ervin Smith, 71, of Hazlehurst, passed away June 15, 2020, at his residence in Copiah County. The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date. Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Smith was born February 22, 1949, in Brookhaven, to William Smith and Ola Mae Lynch Smith. He was a member of Pine Bluff Baptist Church in Dentville. He was a retired welder. He enjoyed fishing, music, and spending time with his grandchildren and his sweetheart, Emma Jean Smith, with whom he has been reunited. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend.
Preceding him in death were his wife; his parents; and brothers, Jerry and Gerald Smith.
Survivors are his children, Jerry Smith, Matt Harris, Glenda Coghlan, Ginger Moore, and Rachel Case; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.