Evelyn Inez Smith

Published 5:00 am Monday, June 16, 2008

Services for Evelyn Inez Smith, of Bogue Chitto, were 2 p.m. onSunday, June 15, at Gum Grove Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home’s Natchez Drive locationis in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Smith, 86, died June 13, 2008, at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center in McComb. She was born in Lincoln Countyon April 11, 1922, to Dewey V. Smith and Lois Laird Smith.

She was a former garment factory seamstress. She was a member ofGum Grove Baptist Church.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, James W.Smith; her son, James Carroll Smith; and her brothers, William V.Smith and Earl Smith.

Survivors are her son, Bobby Glen Smith and wife Dolores, ofBogue Chitto; her daughters, Betty Sanders and husband Joe, ofCarthage, and Jane Leary and husband Terry, of Brookhaven; hersister, Joan Anding, of Bogue Chitto; her special friend, LucyNettles; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and threegreat-great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the KidneyFoundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.