Willie R. Smith

Published 5:00 am Friday, August 27, 2004

Services for Willie R. Smith of Brookhaven were 11 a.m.,Wednesday, Aug. 25, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel with burial inDamascus Cemetery.

Visitation was Tuesday from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Smith, 82, died Aug. 22, 2004, at Silver Cross Nursing Homein Brookhaven. She was born in Lawrence County on Jan. 11, 1922, toPhillip Edgar James and Mamie Louise Cox James.

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She was a homemaker. She was a member of Gum Grove BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and her husband, JohnL. Smith.

Survivors are her daughter, Diane West and her husband, Gordon,of Brookhaven; her sons, John P. Smith and his wife, Doris, ofHouston, Texas, and Alton Smith and his wife, Julia, of Smithdale;her sister, Nell Foster of Brookhaven; her grandchildren, Anna LisaWest, Phillip Smith, Brooks Smith, Aaron Smith, Lana West Adams,and Heather West Walker; 11 great grandchildren; and onegreat-great grandchild.