Jospehine Yvonne 'Jo' Smith

A retired Iberville Parish Elementary School teacher with 46 years of service, she passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. She was 69, a native of Deerford and resident of Baton Rouge. Visitation at Winnfield Funeral Home, 7221 Plank Road, on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Religious service at Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church on Friday, Sept. 20, at 11 a.m., conducted by the Rev. Clifton Conrad. Interment in Southern Memorial Gardens. Survived by a sister, Mrs. Jerry S. Cook; a brother, Albert James Smith; niece, Brigida M. Cook-Brown; nephew, Kerwin A. Cook; great-niece, Anzhel K. Brown; and great-nephews, Arman K. Cook-Brown and Kerwin A. Cook Jr. Preceded in death by her parents, the Rev. Edgar and Mattie Lee Square Smith; grandparents, the Rev. Pompey and Dafiney Square, and the Rev. Jessie Gloster and Josephine Smith. Pallbearers will be Donald Ray Bennett, Henderson Cook Jr., Richard Singleton, Louis Square Jr., James E. Lee and Percy R. Square Jr. Honorary pallbearers are Anthony K. Brown, Kerwin A. Cook, Carey H. Cook, Albert James Smith, Oscar L. Square, Percy R. Square, Samuel E. Square, John Thomas and Percy L. Jackson. She was a graduate of Southern University and A&M College.

Funeral Home

Winnfield Funeral Home- Baton Rouge
3701 HOLLYWOOD AVE. Baton Rouge, LA 70811
225-357-2675

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Sept. 18 to Sept. 19, 2013