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Helen Mason Smith

Services for Helen Mason Smith, of the McBride-Jeffersoncommunity, are 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26 at Old McBride MethodistChurch with burial in McBride Cemetery. Saulters-Moore Funeral Homeis in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Wednesday from noon until 2 p.m. at thechurch.

Mrs. Smith, 84, died October 23, 2005, in Prentiss.

She was a native of Pattison, the daughter of Thomas L. and NinaParker Mason. She was the owner and operator of Smith Grocery inMcBride for many years. She was a member of Red Star Ward Church ofJesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the Order of the Eastern Starand secretary-treasurer of McBride Cemetery Association for manyyears.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, RobertSmith; one daughter, Charlotte Mickell; and two granddaughters.

Survivors are her two sons, Robert Smith, of Pineville, La., andSherrod Lee Smith, of Walker, La.; her brother, Clythus Mason, ofVicksburg; 25 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and twogreat-great-grandchildren.