Hallie Mae Smith Lea

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, June 6, 2006

Services for Hallie Mae Smith Lea, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Sunday, June 4, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel withburial in New Salem Church of Christ Cemetery.

Visitation is Saturday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Lea, 99, died May 31, 2006, at her residence. She was bornon Oct. 24, 1906, to Johnson C. Smith and Mary McGee Smith.

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She was a homemaker. She was a member of New Salem Church ofChrist.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, ShereardW. Lea; her grandson, Jeffrey B. Johnson; her brothers, Claude,Clyde, Percy, Clark and Thomas Smith; and her sister, EstelleHardin.

Survivors are her son, Wallace Lea and wife LaVetta, of Joplin,Mo.; her daughters, Nan Oestmann and husband Art, of Midland,Texas, and Betty Johnston and husband Bryant, of Brookhaven; herbrothers, Sam V. Smith and C. Denver Smith; her sister, Ina BellMcCoy; and her six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to New Salem Church of Christ CemeteryFund, 913 Hwy. 550 NW Brookhaven, MS, or Hospice Ministries, 397Brookhaven St., Brookhaven, MS.