Alton Smith Jr.,- passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020 in New Orleans, LA at the age of 68. Born November 27, 1951in New Orleans, Alton was a beloved son of Lillie Bowman and Alton Smith Sr., and stepson of Reverend Remus Bowman. He was also a graduate of Walter L. Cohen Senior High School. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Thelma Smith; his son, Alton Patterson; daughters, Sabrina Patterson, and Joycelyn Walker; godchild, Trelana Sherman; brother, Casey Jackson; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his mother, and brother, Martin Dexter. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend services honoring the life of Alton Smith Jr. on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 10:00AM at Israelite Baptist Church, 2100 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, New Orleans, LA.
Visitation will be held from 8:00AM until the hour of service.
Interment will follow at Holt Cemetery, 635 City Park, New Orleans, LA.
Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.