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A.J. Smith

Graveside services for A.J. Smith, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Wednesday, Aug. 19, at Heuck’s Retreat Baptist Church Cemetery inLincoln County.

Visitation is Tuesday from 6 until 9 p.m. at Brookhaven FuneralHome on North Jackson Street.

Mr. Smith, 76, died Aug. 16, 2009, at his residence. He was bornin Lincoln County on Feb. 1, 1933, to T.M. Smith and Coney TravisSmith.

He retired from C&M Milling Co. Mr. Smith was an U.S. Navyveteran who served in the Korean War. He was a member of Heuck’sRetreat Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; a stepson, DudleySmith; his brothers, Grafton Smith and W.J. Smith; and his sisters,Lorene Furlow and Geraldine McGraw.

Survivors are his wife, Ruby Lee Hart Smith, of Brookhaven; ason, Clifton Smith, of Muskogee, Okla., his daughters, Kathy Eaton,of Brookhaven, and Betty McMillan, of Sulphur, La.; a brother,Jimmy Smith, of Wesson; his sisters, Flo Massey, of Sour Lake,Texas, and Sarah Smith, of Brookhaven; his nine grandchildren; his10 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and severalnieces and nephews.