Vincent Javon Smith was born October 14, 1996, to Lashonda Sharyce Sanders and Anthony Smith. Vincent attended Pine Bluff High School and received his GED from the Arkansas Department of Career Education. Vincent confessed hope in Christ and was baptized May 22, 2005, at the Old St. James Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor David M. Smith.
After completing his education, Vincent worked various jobs in Arkansas, to name a few: Sonic and Tyson Foods in Pine Bluff and Lennox in Stuttgart. He later relocated to West Memphis, Arkansas, where he obtained employment at the Family Dollar Warehouse and W.M. Bar in Memphis, where he worked until his passing.
He was preceded in death by his mother-Lashonda Sanders; grandfather--.Johnny Sanders, Sr.; and great grandfathers: John Sanders, Oscar Foots, and Elvin McAfee.
Vincent leaves to cherish his memory one son-Natyler Tyree Smith; a special friend-DeShuna Hall; his father-Anthony Smith, Sr.; his paternal grandparents-Sharon Smith, Samuel and Donna Irons; one brother-Anthony Smith, Jr. of Arlington, Texas; one sister-Amerika Thomas of Topeka, Kansas; his maternal grandmother-Florida Sanders; paternal great grandmother-Mrs. Mary Sanders; maternal great grandmother-Mrs. Rosie Foots; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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