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Rena Andrews Smith

Services for Rena Andrews Smith of Brookhaven are 1 p.m.,Saturday, March 20, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burialin Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday, March 19, from 5-9 p.m., at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Smith, 89, died March 18, 2004, at Hospice Ministries inJackson. She was born in Walthall County on Oct. 4, 1914, toWilliam Howard Andrews and Letha Conn Andrews.

She was a buyer and seller in merchandising of ladies clothingfor 45 years. She served as a volunteer for auxiliary at King’sDaughters Hospital. She was a member of First Baptist Church andRuth Sunday School Class. She attended Brookhaven PublicSchools.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Robert LeeSmith; two sisters, Leno Samantha Freeman and Euna Mae DeAbate; andher brothers, James Elmo Andrews, Roy Lee Andrews and RobertTalmadge Andrews.

Survivors are her son, Thomas Howard Smith of Brookhaven; herdaughter, Salena Lofton Edwards of Jackson; her sister, DorothyLouise Steele; her grandchildren, Mindy Lofton Tew, James HarolLofton Jr., John Carol Lofton, Joel Robert Lofton, Vanessa LynnSheppard, Salena Renee Williams and Thomas Conn “Jubal” Smith; and13 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Ministries,397 Brookhaven St., Brookhaven, MS 39601 or to the First BaptistChurch Bus Fund.