Wessie Wooley Smith

Published 6:00 am Thursday, February 9, 2006

Services for Wessie Wooley Smith, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Friday, Feb. 10 at Philadelphia Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from 10 a.m. until noon at BrookhavenFuneral Home.

Mrs. Smith, 95, died Feb. 9, 2006, at Beverly Health Care. Shewas born in Lincoln County on March 9, 1910, to Stonewall Wooleyand Bertha Porter Wooley.

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She was a homemaker. She was a lifelong member of PhiladelphiaBaptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Loyd L.Smith; her brothers, Prentiss Wooley, Edgar Wooley, Clayton Wooleyand Purvis Wooley; and her sisters, Annie Wooley and LunaHerring.

Survivors are her son, Dr. Prentiss Smith and his wife, Beverly,of Brookhaven; her daughter, DeLois McClelland, and her husband,Howard, of Brookhaven; her brother, Herbert Wooley, of Brookhaven;her sister, Eula Pierce, of Jackson; five grandchildren, DanitaHobbs and her husband, Lyle, and Deanne Allgood, and her husband,Henry, all of Brookhaven, Amy Hollimon and her husband, Brad, ofBloomington, Ind., Anna Semprevivo and her husband, Mike, of GlenEllyn, Ill., and Lee Smith, of Washington, D.C.; and fivegreat-grandchildren, Blake and Justin Hobbs, Ashley and AustinAllgood, and Sophia Bailey Hollimon.