Peggy Lynn Smith Vince

Published 11:10 am Monday, June 24, 2024

The funeral service for Peggy Lynn Smith Vince will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 25, at Carmel Baptist Church in Monticello, MS. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m., Monday, June 24 at Carmel Baptist Church and will resume Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Mrs. Vince, 65, of Monticello, died June 21, 2024, at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, LA. She was born in Monticello January 5, 1959.

Mrs. Vince worked as a cosmetologist. She was a forgiving, compassionate and nonjudgmental person. She was a proud mom of two linemen and loved her family above all other things. She had several hobbies that she enjoyed, riding Harleys, traveling, going to the mountains, and watching hummingbirds. She also liked to tend to her yard, garden and go fishing. Mrs. Vince was on Neighborhood Watch in her community. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed baking cakes to share with friends and family.

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She is preceded in death by her father, Clarence E. Smith; brothers, Carl Smith and Tommy Smith; and nephew, Bobby Manseill.

She is survived by her significant other, Rodney Blackwell; children, Josh Nations (Donna), Toby Nations (Jessica); brother, Larry Smith; sisters, Jeaner Smith Blakeney, Kathy McNeese, and Judy Burgess; eight grandchildren, Coby, Sawyer, Xan, Caleb, LeAnna, Lyza, Aiden, Kyson; and three great-grandchildren, Truett, Dakota, and Saige. She is also survived by other loving family members and friends.

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