Brian Lakeith Smith departed this earthly life October 28, 2020; born May 22, 1980. Brian moved to Rockford in 2009 from Tunica, MS. Brian enjoyed cooking, decorating, singing, helping others, making berries and treats, working with children, traveling, helping the elderly, making his famous "SLAP YOUR MAMA PUNCH", laughing, dancing, playing cards, meeting others, taking pictures, going out to eat and planning parties.
He leaves to cherish, grandfather, Irby C Matthews; Siblings, Nakeisha Clark-Matthews of Joplin, Missouri; Megan Vernon of Tulsa, Okllahoma; James (Mickole) Clark Matthews of Durass, Oklahoma; and Jeremey Conway of Tunica, Mississippi; Tremaine Clark and Eddie Shield; special family members, Sandra Smith, Mary Johnson and Deborah Lee of Mississippi and Ella Johnson of Jacksonville, Florida; special friends, Tisha Hannah and Farren Rounds.
Predeceased by his grandmother, Pearline Anderson Matthews; his mother, Dorothy Ann Shields; his father, James Matthews; sister, LaKeisha Smith and brother, Eddie Daniel Smith.
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