Lois Pickering Smith

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, November 26, 2003

Services for Lois Pickering Smith of Brookhaven are 2 p.m.,Wednesday, Nov. 26, at Lucien Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Wednesday from 1-2 p.m., at the church.

Mrs. Smith, 89, died Nov. 24, 2003, at Silver Cross NursingHome. She was born in Franklin County on Dec. 20, 1914, to Judd E.Pickering Sr., and Rhoda Smith Pickering.

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She was a homemaker, and a member of Easthaven BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, BoyceSmith; one grandson; two brothers and one sister.

Survivors are her sons, Paul Dewitt Smith of Brookhaven, andGerald Smith of Baton Rouge, La.; her sisters, Josephine Turnageand Martha Sykes, both of Brookhaven, and Mary Smith of Natchez;her brothers, James Pickering of Lucien, Eugene Pickering of Byram,and J.E. Pickering Jr., of Brookhaven; five grandchildren; 11great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.