Hollis F. Smith

Published 5:00 am Monday, August 7, 2006

Services for Hollis F. Smith, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m. today,Aug. 7, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial in NewProspect Baptist Church Cemetery in Brookhaven.

Mr. Smith, 92, died Aug. 5, 2006, at Haven Hall Health CareCenter in Brookhaven. He was born on Dec. 21, 1913, to ForrestSmith and Sally Watts Smith.

He was a retired gas truck driver for Brookhaven Equipment. Hewas a member and inactive deacon of New Prospect BaptistChurch.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Verna MarieAllgood Smith; his son, Ted Smith; and his brothers, Robert Smithand Willard Smith.

Survivors are his sons and their wives, Lamar and Ann Smith, ofGonzales, La., John Garry and JoBeth Smith, of Monticello, and Mikeand Susan Smith, of Gonzales, La.; his sister, Vera Ballard, ofBrookhaven; his special friend and caretaker, Ruth Prather; and hisseven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.