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Obituary for Ian JoVaughn Smith

Ian JoVaughn Smith
1983 - 2024

Ian JoVaughn Smith of Pensacola FL passed peacefully at 40 on February 28, 2024. He was born Thursday March 17th, 1983, in Pensacola FL to Jeanette Lee and Frank Smith Sr.

He was a graduate of Woodham High School Class of 2001. At a young age Ian was taught Christian values and joined Pentecostal Temple ministries under the leadership of Bishop John D. Young.

Ian had a bubbly personality and was loved by many.

His children were number one in his life: Makayla Chambless, Jamarian Smith, Tykieara Turner, Keyshawn Smith and Kamari Shoemaker.

Ian leaves behind his parents; siblings, Frank Smith Jr, Chris Smith and Shameria Smith; god sister, Lekeisha Shannon and a host of other family members, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many beloved friends.

Memorial service will be at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, March 16, 2024 with Dr. Kendra Carr officiating at Trahan Family Funeral Home, Pensacola.