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Loyd Edgar Smith

Services for Loyd Edgar Smith of Brookhaven are 10 a.m., Monday,May 5, at Friendship Baptist Church with burial in the churchcemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-10 p.m., and Monday from 8-9 a.m., atBrookhaven Funeral Home.

Mr. Smith, 72, died May 3, 2003, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Lucien on Dec. 24, 1930, to Edgar Smith andFrances Posey Smith.

He was retired from Georgia Pacific. He was a member ofFriendship Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and his brother andsister-in-law, Charles and Veta Grace Smith.

Survivors are his wife, Laverne Herring Smith of Brookhaven; hisson and daughter-in-law, Glen and Sharon Smith of Brookhaven; hisdaughters and sons-in-law, Elaine and Stanley Gipson of Petal, andNancy and Bill Haag of Brookhaven; his grandchildren, Shay and AmyGipson of Carriere, Chad Gipson of Petal, and Tracie L. Haag, HaleyHaag, Clancy Smith, and Marshall Morgan, all of Brookhaven; hisgreat-grandchildren, Sawyer and Carson Gipson of Carriere; and anumber of nieces and nephews.