Lessie Smith
  • 12 years old
  • Date of birth: Jan 13, 1995
  • Date of passing: May 9, 2007

Lessie Smith was born on January 13, 1995 to John Holan and his wife Stacy Holan. Lessie was shopping with her mother when she wanted to watch a group of older boys play video games. Lessie's mother Reve walked away for about seven minutes, and when she returned to get her daugter, both Lessie and the group of boys had vanished. A security guard claimed that he had thrown the group of boys out because they were bickering, and that Lessie may have been with  them, and left the store. Lessie was never seen alive again.

On August 10, 2008, Lessie's remains were found in a canal in Vero Beach, Florida. Ottis Toole confessed to the murder of the child, and died in 2009 in jail of liver failure. Lessie's story has helped influence America's Most Wanted, where her dad works to help find other missing children and adults.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Sabrina Silvis on 15th January 2013

"Rest In Peace, Angel. <3"

This tribute was added by Christie Lamb on 13th June 2012

"Im so sorry. God bless you. RIP"

This tribute was added by Kelly Boyd on 9th December 2011

"Im sorry for your loss she is a beautiful child may she be in your hearts forever xxx"

This tribute was added by Debra Smith on 25th June 2010

"No parent should ever have to go through such heartache. What a beautiful little angel. My heartfelt sadness at the loss of your beloved child - Lessie

This tribute was added by Fedor Rashpel on 20th February 2010

"Someone remembers, someone cares; Your name is whispered in someone's prayers. Thinking of you always!"

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