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Zebedee Smith

Zebedee Smith
Feb. 5, 1952 – Jan. 8, 2024
Zebedee Smith, 71, of San Antonio, TX, and a native of Tylertown, died Jan. 8, 2024, at Normandy Terrance Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. He was born Feb. 5, 1952, in McComb, to the late Rev. K. C. Smith and Maetta Bridger-Smith.
He was a member of Mt. Cannon Missionary Baptist Church from an early age and attended Booker T. Washington High School. He moved to Jackson and then later, San Antonio, TX, where he lived for over 50 years.
In San Antonio, he was employed at Turbine Airplane Industries for over 10 years. He served his community by working at Gardendale Community Center in Bexar County, TX.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Elbert and Vashtie Bridges; paternal grandparents, Calvin and Beulah Smith; two brothers, Fletcher D. Smith and Floyd Smith; one sister, Etta Jean Pittman; one brother-in-law, Jerry Pittman.
Survivors are three brothers, J.B. (Sandra) Smith, Bobby (Judy) Smith and Balia Smith, all of Tylertown; three sisters, Etta Dean (James) Collins of Jackson, Dorothy (Daniel) Thornton and Earlean (Gerald) Williams, both of Tylertown; one aunt, Clemotean Forrest of Tylertown; his companion, Eugina Strait of San Antonio, TX; two sons of heart, Alvin Strait of San Antonio, TX, James (Michelle) Strait (Korea); best friend, Minister Robert L. Brown, San Antonio.
Funeral services were Jan. 28, 2024, at Craft-Dillon Funeral Home in McComb, pastor Timothy Hughes officiating with interment in Smithtown Cemetery, Tylertown.
Craft-Dillon Funeral Home in McComb was in charge of the arrangements. Share condolences online at

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