March 27, 1924, Lincoln County, Mississippi.

October 24, 2007, King’s Daughters Medical Center, Brookhaven, Mississippi.

New Salem Church of Christ, Brookhaven, Mississippi.


Son of Rance & Lillian Smith, Lynwood attended the Stamps Quartet School of Music in Dallas, Texas, in the 1940’s, helped found the Gospel Lamplighters quartet, and served as a Church of Christ evangelist. His works include:

  1. Before Thy Throne We Come
  2. Calv’ry
  3. Gazing Upward into Heaven
  4. God Is Not Dead
  5. It Is Standing
  6. O Lord, Our Lord
  7. Some Things I’d Change
  8. We Believe
  9. When the Evening Bells Shall Toll