BRANDON – Martha Earnest Smith, 81, passed away Monday, March 24, 2014, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. She was a native and lifelong resident of Chickasaw County and had lived in Rankin County for the past two years. She was a member of Boones Chapel Methodist Church and had worked for many years as a seamstress.
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Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 27, at Boones Chapel Methodist Church in Chickasaw County. Burial will be in the Macedonia Cemetery. Ott and Lee Funeral Home of Brandon is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her daughter, Brenda List (Phil) of Brandon; son, Robert Dale Smith of Okolona; sister, Lonnie Webster of Ecru; grandchildren, Kim Holloway (Shane), Andi Cruthirds (Andy), Jonathan Chappell (Jennifer), Lesia Ervin (Gary), Teresa Brewer (Don), Chase Criswell and Jeremy Smith; 16 grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Smith; son, Garland Lane Smith; parents, Walter and Lavonia Earnest; and brother, Walter Earnest Jr.
Visitation will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Boones Chapel Methodist Church.
View the online guestbook at www.ottandleefuneralhome.com.
Ott & Lee Funeral Home - Brandon
1360 W. Government St. Brandon, MS 39042
Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Mar. 26, 2014