Published 6:00 am Monday, March 29, 2004
Services for Ernestine Smith of Brookhaven were 2 p.m.,Saturday, March 27, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burialin New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Smith, 83, died March 25, 2004, at Beverly Health Care. Shewas born in Lincoln County on April 21, 1920, to Thomas Edgar Smithand Vergie Mae Watts Smith.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of New Prospect BaptistChurch.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, GeorgeBrantley Smith; a son, Bobby Joe Smith; a brother, Howard Smith anda great-granddaughter, Arianna Rochelle Hollingsworth.
Survivors are her daughter, Patty Jean Hollingsworth ofBrookhaven; her son and daughter-in-law, Anthony and Glenda Smithof Brookhaven; her brothers, T.J. Smith of Brookhaven and EdwardSmith of Baton Rouge, La.; her grandsons and granddaughters-in-law,Richie Hollingsworth, Slade and Julie Hollingsworth, Adam and SandySmith, and Kevin and Vickie Smith, all of Brookhaven, and Chad andCindy Smith of Summit; her great-granddaughters, Heather Magee andBrayden Taylor Smith; her great-grandsons, Barry CooperHollingsworth and David Brantley Smith; and a special friend,Jimmie Cross.