Rema Andrews Smith

Published 6:00 am Monday, March 22, 2004

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

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 sales lady in merchandising of ladiesclothing for 45 years. She served as a volunteer for auxiliary atKing’s Daughters Hospital. She was a member of First Baptist Churchand Ruth Sunday School Class. She attended Brookhaven PublicSchools.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Robert LeeSmith; two sisters, Leno Samantha Freeman and Una 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 of Provo, Utah; her grandchildren, Mindy Lofton Tew,James Harol Lofton Jr., John Carol Lofton, Joel Robert Lofton,Vanessa Lynn Sheppard, Salena Renee Williams and Thomas Conn”Jubal” Smith; 13 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces,nephews and other relatives.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Ministries, 397 Brookhaven St.,Brookhaven, MS 39601 or to the First Baptist Church Bus Fund.