Lavinia Louise Smith, 51 of Paris, passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in Paris. She was born on Sept. 14, 1965 in Houston, Texas.

She worked as a sales clerk at Academy Sports and was of the Baptist faith.

She is preceded in death by her parents, James Ray and Martha (Barnett) Dean, and one brother, James “Bud” Oliver Dean.

She is survived by her companion, James Smith, of Paris; one son Tyler Smith, of Booneville; one daughter, Rebecca Booth of Booneville; three sisters, Lisa Dean of Houston, Texas, Mary Haney of Conroe, Texas, Anita Hardin of Huffman, Texas; one brother, Russell Dean of New Caney, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews; and other family members and friends.

Visitation will be held from 9 to 10 a.m., on Tuesday, March 28, at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris, followed by the funeral service at 10, with burial in Oakwood Cemetery in Paris, under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Matthew Kaczmarek, Sr., Mark Heissler, Jerry Terry, Edward Mott, Leonard Danes and Colton Adcock.