Helen P. Smith
Graveside services for Helen P. Smith, of Brookhaven, are 11a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery inBrookhaven. Brookhaven Funeral Home on Natchez Drive is in chargeof arrangements.
Mrs. Smith, 85, died Nov. 22, 2009, at her daughter’s residencein Brookhaven. She was born in Franklin County on May 18, 1924, toW.C. Bill Crane and Dollie Smith Crane.
She was a homemaker and a member of Friendship BaptistChurch.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Leland”Tootsie” Smith; and a brother, W.J. Crane.
Survivors are her daughter, Abby Dunaway and her husband,Bailey, of Brookhaven; three grandchildren, Bailey “Danny” DunawayJr., and wife, Ginnie, Kevin Dunaway and Melissa Gardner andhusband, Major Whitney Gardner; nine great-grandchildren, BaileyElizabeth Dunaway, Brianna Dunaway, Sara Harper Dunaway, SavannaDunaway, Madeline Dunaway, Isabelle Dunaway, Grason Gardner, GretaGardner and Manda Smith; one-great-great-grandson, Darrin Smith;her nieces and nephews, Peggy Whitsley and husband, Whit; JudyWright and husband, Garland, Joy, Jackie and Preston and families;her brother-in-law, Clyde Smith; her sister-in-law, Ruby Crane; andher special companion, Bama.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friendship BaptistChurch Building Fund.