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John Lewis 'Johnny' Smith, Jr.

Published: 12/07/2012

John Lewis 'Johnny' Smith, Jr., age 54, of Newport, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2012, after a long battle with a rare form of arthritis.

He was a member of Cosby Missionary Baptist Church.

He is survived by his parents John L. and Mary Lou Smith, brother Anthony D. "Tony" Smith, and many other family and friends.

Graveside services were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 7, 2012, in Union Cemetery with Rev. Cleo Williamson officiating.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Manes Funeral Home in charge

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