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Elizabeth “Penny” Smith Hart

A service to celebrate the life of Elizabeth “Penny” Smith Hart, of Bogue Chitto, will Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, be 1:30 p.m. at Riverwood Family Funeral Service with burial at Bogue Chitto Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home and will continue Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, from 12:30 until time of services.

Mrs. Hart, 90, died Sept. 5, 2018, at McComb Nursing & Rehab. She was born Aug. 25, 1928, to the late Marshall Smith and Charity Elizabeth Smith.

She was retired as a telephone operator and was a longtime member of Bogue Chitto Baptist Church. She was a devoted wife, mother and Christian. She loved her family, friends and neighbors.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Bill Hart; parents; daughter, Ann Delaughter and son, Billy John Hart.

Survivors are her sons, Charles Hart and wife Dolores, Tom Hart and wife Rebecca, Ken Hart and wife Vicki, and Gene Hart; son-in-law, Mike Delaughter; daughter, Kathy Crosby and husband Bruce; sisters, Brenda Montgomery and Geraldine Etheridge; 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

The family would like to thank Hospice Ministries for the wonderful care given in the past months. We would like to extend a special thank you to Angela Edwards and Kathy Sutton for going above and beyond the required duties of Hospice Ministries.

To express your thoughts to the family, you may visit riverwoodfamily.com and click on her name to leave a comment.