James Smith

Obituary of James Smith

James Wallace "Pete" Smith

Lake Cormorant, MS

James Wallace "Pete" Smith, 80, owner of Central Printing of Memphis, TN, died February 15, 2018 at Methodist Hospital in Olive Branch, MS. Visitation is Sunday February 18, 2018, 2:00 - 3:00 P.M. at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS. Funeral services are 3:00 P.M. Sunday at Meredith-Nowell Chapel in Clarksdale, MS with a private family burial in Memorial Gardens. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS is handling the arrangements.

Mr. Smith was a member of Bland Bayou Hunting Club. He was an avid outdoorsman, good ethical business man, loving father and husband. He founded Central Type Setting DBA Central Printing in 1965 with partner Frank Cannon of Memphis, TN.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years Glenda Roark Smith and brother William "Bill" Smith (Gail) of Senatobia, MS.

He was preceded in death by his parents James and Hettye Nicholson Smith; son Lane Smith; daughter Sherri Smith and sisters Winnie S. Flemings, Barbara S. Morris, Marjorie S. Prewitt and Ann S. Wilson.