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Obituaries for Thursday, January 11, 2007

Myrtle Jane Knight

Graveside services for Myrtle Jane Knight, of Laurel, wereTuesday, Jan. 9, at Union Lyons Cemetery in Soso. Community FuneralServices was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Knight, 83, died Jan. 7, 2007, at South Central RegionalMedical Center in Laurel. She was born on April 13, 1923, toBufford Rogers and Roby Ellzey Rogers.

She was retired.

Preceding her in death were her parents and her sons, JamesKnight and Harold Knight.

Survivors are her daughter, Barbara Holifield, of Laurel; herbrother, the Rev. Howard Rogers, of Laurel; her sister, MaryMiller, of Ellisville; her special friend, Al Sanderson, of Laurel;and her eight grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Kollin Ross Smith

A private graveside service for Kollin Ross Smith, will be heldfor family today, Jan. 11, at Pleasant Hill Baptist ChurchCemetery. Riverwood Family Funeral Service is in charge ofarrangements.

Infant Smith died Jan. 7, 2007, at the University Medical Centerin Jackson.

Preceding him in death was his grandfather, Pat Malone.

Survivors are his parents, Kyrk Smith and Missy Smith, of BogueChitto; his twin brother, Karter Dane Smith and his brother, SawyerWallace, both of Bogue Chitto; his sister, Shelby Wallace, of BogueChitto; his paternal grandparents, Kenneth E. and Dot Smith, ofBogue Chitto; his maternal grandparents, Ken and Betty Lofton, ofBogue Chitto; his great-grandmothers, Joyce Smith, of Brookhaven,and Louise Lofton, of Smithdale; and a host of aunts anduncles.