Pauline Day Smith

Published 10:07 am Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Funeral services for Pauline Day Smith are Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at 1 p.m. at Natchez Church of God with burial at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. Brian Monehan will officiate. Laird Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Russ Butts, Hayden Butts, Austin Butler, Andrew Butler, Shane Pollan, and Josh Adams. Honorary pallbearers will be Hollis Allred, Dan Day and Billy Day.

Visitation is Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, from 5 until 7 p.m. and Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, from 12 p.m. until time of service.

Mrs. Smith, 83, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at her residence. She was born June 29, 1932, in Lucien to Clifton Day and Ruth Laird Day.

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Mrs. Smith grew up in Lucien, graduated from Brookhaven High School and married her childhood sweetheart, Flavius Smith; they were married for 58 years. They moved to Natchez in 1950 were they brought up their daughters and lived the rest of their lives. Mrs. Smith loved her girls and taught them about Jesus. She was a talented seamstress and delighted in making beautiful clothes for her daughters. Mrs. Smith was a member of Natchez Church of God. She will be remembered best as a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She will also be remembered for her warm and gracious hospitality, opening her home and cooking delicious meals for her family and friends.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and her husband, Flavius H. Smith.

Survivors are her three daughters, Angelia Smith Bukley and husband, Gilles Clement, of Newport News, Virginia, Stephanie Smith Butts and husband, Russell, of Natchez and Melanie Smith Butter of Glen Allen, Virginia; six grandchildren, Russ Butts, Hayden Butts, Molly Butts, Austin Butler, Andrew Butler and Amanda Butler; a number of nieces, nephews and cousins; a very loving caregiver, Dorothy Winters.

Memorial may be made to the charity of choice.

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