Geraldine Cole Smith

Published 12:08 pm Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Funeral service for Mrs. Geraldine Cole Smith of Brookhaven is 11:00 am, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at Hillcrest Church of Christ with interment at Hillcrest Church of Christ Cemetery.

Visitation was from 3-5 p.m., Monday June 1 at Riverwood Family, and she will lie in state from 10:00-until time of service on Tuesday at the Church.

Mrs. Geraldine Cole Smith, 72, went to be with her Lord on May 29, 2020, at her home. She was born on October 15, 1947, in Collins, MS.

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Mrs. Smith was an active member of her church; she was retired from a variety of sales jobs, including Mary Kay Cosmetics; and she loved babysitting and entertaining her grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Gerald Hestel Cole and Cletis Lowah Cole; her son, Alan Ryan Smith; and her brother, David Bryan Cole.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Rodney Stuart Smith; daughters, DeAnna Smith Culbertson and husband Jay; Karen Smith Fleming and husband Greg; brothers, Roger Wayne Cole and wife, Martha; Gregory Micheal Cole and wife, Melissa; and Joel Patrick Cole and wife, Anita.

She is also survived by 6 grandchildren: Colby Alan Culbertson, Carter Murry Culbertson, Grayson Stuart Fleming, Kennedy Elizabeth Fleming, Spencer Grant Fleming, and special granddaughter, Brittany Fauver Magee; 3 great grandchildren, Isabella, Ava, and Raylon Magee; along with special nieces and nephews, Brien Cole, Abby Cole, Aaron Cole, Ryan Cole, Tera Cole Maharrey and Kelley Cole Sprague.

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