Posted By:Wayne
Subject:Obit: Frank Smith
Post Date:August 22, 2011 at 06:58:42
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Forum:Monroe County, MS Genealogy Forum
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Frank Smith. 99, died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011, at his residence. He was born on Nov. 5, 1911, in Monroe County. He was the son of the late Mitchell Sr. and Mary Jane White Smith. A gardener for many years, he loved to fish and hunt, cooking, and baking cakes and pies for friends and family members.

A Celebration of Life service was held Aug. 23 at the Susie Lee Darden Memorial Chapel at Darden and Sons Funeral Home in Amory. Burial was in New Prospect Cemetery at Nettleton.

Survivors included a son, Archie (Aggie) Smith of Amory and Detroit; three daughters, Yvonne (Ozell) Marshall, Mary (Elliot) Jones, and Florine Freeman, all of Amory; two sisters, Mary Jane Vassar and Gertrude Finnie, both of St. Louis; 13 grand children; 14 great-grandchildren; and 22 great-great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Arisie Smith; daughter, Lenora Smith; brother, Atkin Smith and sister, Noverta Griffin.