Georgia Rae Gaskin Smith
Services for Georgia Rae Gaskin Smith, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Monday, Aug. 28., at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial inRosehill Cemetery.
Mrs. Smith, 91, died Aug. 26, 2006, at Haven Hall Nursing Home.She was born in Lincoln County on Sept. 27, 1914, to George B.Gaskin and Willie Rae Higdon Gaskin.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of Southway BaptistChurch.
Preceding her in death were her parets; her husband, V. RaySmith; and her brother-in-law, Jack B. Smith.
Survivors are her sons, Donald Gene Smith and his wife, Rita,and Ronald D. Smith and his wife, Sanda G., all of Brookhaven; herdaughter, Doris K. Fletcher, of Madison; her sister, Josey Smith,of Brookhaven; her grandchildren, Lacey Fox, of Enterprise, Ala.,Brad Smith, of Birmingham, Ala, and Kevin Smith, of Hattiesburg;and two great-grandchildren, Jessica Fox and Kirsten Fox.
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