Marvia Davis Smith

Published 5:00 am Monday, September 23, 2002

Services for Marvia Davis Smith of Sontag are 2 p.m., Monday,Sept. 23, at Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church with burial inMt. Zion Church Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 12-5 p.m. at Williams Mortuary inBrookhaven.

Mrs. Smith, 65, died Sept. 19, 2002, at her residence. She wasborn in Wesson on Jan. 30, 1937, to Lamar Davis Sr. and Ida LeeDavis.

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She was retired from Kellwood after 28 years of service. She wasa member of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church, where she was thechurch secretary, an usher and a member of the choir.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and a brother, JesseCooper.

Survivors are her husband, James E. Smith Sr. of Sontag; herson, James E. Smith Jr. of Navarre, Fla.; her daughter, Ethel M.Smith of Shalimar, Fla.; her brothers, Lamar Davis Jr. of Sontag,and A.C. Cooper of McComb; her sisters, Lettie Butler ofBeauregard, Beatrice McWilliams of McComb, Mertis Brown ofFranklinton, La., and Ruby Boyd of Covington, La; and fivegrandchildren.