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Gary Lane Smith

Services for Gary Lane Smith, of North Adams, Mass., formerly ofBogue Chitto, were 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, at Community FamilyFuneral Services Chapel in Brookhaven with burial in Johnson GroveChurch of Christ Cemetery in Bogue Chitto.

Mr. Smith, 35, died Dec. 16, 2008, in Bennington, Vt. He wasborn in McComb on Feb. 4, 1973, to Roger Smith and Patsy ClarkLofton.

He was a 1991 graduate of Loyd Star Attendance Center. He workedin retail management at Phillip Van Heusen Corporation’s G.H. Bassdivision for three years.

Preceding him in death were his stepfather, Clayton BusterLofton; and his maternal grandparents, Claude Clark and FordLofton; and paternal grandparents, Cammie and Velma Smith.

Survivors are his parents, Roger Smith, of Tylertown, and PatsyClark Lofton, of McCall Creek; his grandmother, Mary M. Clark, ofRuth; his brothers, Gregg Smith, of Bogue Chitto, and Scott Smith,of Ruth; his sisters, Glenda Johnson, of Bogue Chitto, MichelleBlackburn, of Brookhaven, Anna Smith, of Tylertown, and MaddieSmith; and numerous nieces and nephews.