Paulette Ann James Smith departed this life at the age of 63 on June 17, 2019 at Oschner Health Medical Center. She was born March 2, 1956, she was a native of Vacherie, LA and a resident of Harvey, LA. \n\nShe is survived by her loving husband, Anthony Joseph Smith, her daughter Angelica Smith Kennard (Brandon), granddaughter Eliza Gonzalez of Laplace, LA; siblings, Clarita Raphael (Leonard), Joelle Adam (Henry), Acquanette Roussell (Reginald), Fredricka Calloway (Harry), Christine Washington (Norris), Eva Irving (Howard), Troy Dumas (Connie),Sunniva James, Christy James, Patrice Dumas, April Dumas, Rosalyn Mitchell (Micheal), stepmother Celeste D. James; Uncle Sterling James Sr. (Jean); in-laws, Rosemary Dumas (Ralph), Irving Smith (Irma), David Smith (Doris), Allen Smith (Veronica), Ulysses Smith (Lynn), Curtis Smith (Martha), Steven W. Allen Sr. and Gertie Smith; aunts, Marie Helen Jeffery, Marie Lois Batiste, Melanie Freeman Dumas, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.\n\nShe is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Ivan and Eva Dumas James; grandparents, Elphege and Eva L. Dumas, Heedley and Agnes James; aunts, Cecile Esteen, Precilla Gros, Velma Calloway, Essie Thornton, Maude Lemieux, Mathilda J. James; uncles, Bernard and Ester Dumas, Ralph Dumas; in-laws, Phelonise and Ulysses Smith Sr., Coraline Mae Allen, Edna and Floyd Costly, and Barbara Steib.\n\nMass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at St. James Catholic Church, 6613 LA-18, St. James, LA 70086. Visitation begins at 8:30am followed by Rosary at 9:30am service at 11:00am. Entombment at Our Lady of Peace Church Cemetery. Final care has been entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services, 315 E. Airline Hwy, Gramercy, LA 70052.\n\n"When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a TREASURE!"