Avis Ann Temple Smith

Published 5:00 am Monday, April 26, 2004

Services for Avis Ann Temple Smith of Maurepas, La., were 11a.m., Saturday, April 24, at Catchings Funeral Home Chapel inMcComb with burial in Terry’s Creek Cemetery.

Mrs. Smith, 57, died April 21, 2004, at her residence. She wasborn in Magnolia on Oct. 3, 1947, to Hallie M. Temple Sr. andFrances Mae Jewell Carlisle Temple.

She was a teacher at Pine Ridge School for Handicapped inLouisiana. She was a member of the Baptist faith.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; a sister, Carol Watson;and two brothers, Robert Temple and Joe Temple.

Survivors are her husband, Mike G. Smith of Maurepas, La.; herdaughter, Lisa Pearson of Meridian; her son, Sam S. Schifano ofBrookhaven; her step-son, Mike Smith of Brookhaven; a sister, MarySharp of Springfield, La.; two brothers, Hallie M. Temple Jr. ofMcComb and Tony Lee Temple Sr. of Ruth; two grandchildren; andnumerous nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.