Anna Lee Smith Allen

Published 6:00 am Thursday, December 7, 2006

Services for Anna Lee Smith Allen, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.Saturday, Dec. 9, at Mt. Wade M.B. Church in Brookhaven with burialin Hillcrest Cemetery. Williams Mortuary is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Friday from 1 until 6 p.m. at the funeral home,with family hour on Saturday from 10 until 11 a.m. at thechurch.

Mrs. Allen, 65, died Dec. 3, 2006, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. She was born in Lincoln County on Nov. 2, 1941, to EltonSmith Sr. and Mary L. Smith.

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She was a 1960 graduate of Alexander High School. She wasretired from Potter Company in Wesson in 1977, and was a homemaker.She was a member of Mt. Wade M.B. Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Bobby DayAllen; her sisters, Agnes Hunter and Leona Young; her uncles,Johnnie B. Bell, J.C. Bell and Gus Bell; and her great-niece, DejaRobinson.

Survivors are her daughter, Shelia Wilson, and husband JohnnyRay “Louis,” of Brookhaven; her granddaughters, Sabena Allen, ofBrookhaven, Shannon Allen, of Hattiesburg, and Brittany Lewis, ofBrookhaven; her grandson, Sebastian Wilson Sr., of Hattiesburg; hergodson, Derrick Johnson, of Monticello; her fourgreat-grandchildren; her grandgodchild; her sisters, Annie R.Robinson, Diane Wallace and husband Darnie, and Shirley Harris, allof Brookhaven; her brothers, Belbert Smith and wife Bertha, WillieB. Smith and wife Floreen, all of Brookhaven, Elton Smith Jr. andwife Willye Neal, McKinley Smith and wife Lou, and Lee Edward Smithand wife Pamela, all of Chicago, Ill.; and a host of nieces,nephews, other relatives and friends.