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Michael Anthony Smith-Dautrive

Michael Anthony Smith-Dautrive was born on October 3, 1953 in Los Angeles, CA to Argentine Nicholas (Guidry) and Junious Dautrive.

Michael entered into eternal rest surrounded by his family on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Veterans Hospital, Houston, TX.

He was a member of Pilgrim Baptist Church in Sandy Point, TX.

He was a 1972 graduate of Abraham Lincoln High School, served in the United States Airforce and a retired Self-Employed Construction Co. Owner.

Michael is proceeded in death by his parents, son, Julius Austin Smith-Dautrive, sister Imani (Greaka) Taymullah and grandparents Austin “Jack” and Rosie Nicholas.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Wells-Grigsby Smith of Arcola, TX; daughter, Shawn Wright and granddaughter, Aria of Fort Worth, TX; son, JonPaul Smith-Dautrive of Queens, NY; Sisters, Denise Boutte (George), Marcella Lewis (Carl) and Stephanie Guidry of Port Arthur, TX, Laurna Guidry-Shaw (Jack) of Venus, TX; brother, Louis L. Guidry, Jr.
(Cheryl) of Long Beach, CA, Dezra Dautrive, Sr., London, England and Don Dautrive, Houston, TX; Special cousins Rhonda and James Bell, uncle, Paul Nicholas (Marilyn), extended family, a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 11:00 am (Visitation 10:00-11:00 am) at Gabriel Funeral Home.

Interment with Military Honors at the Houston National Cemetery on Monday, November
4, 2019 at 10:45 am.