Barbara M. Smith, 64, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008.
Graveside services were held Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Hazlehurst City Cemetery with House of Peoples Funeral Home in charge.
She was born Oct. 25, 1943, in New Hebron to the late Frank Charles and Mable Barnes Mitchell. She grew up in Hazlehurst and graduated from Parrish High School and attended Utica Junior College. She married Sammy Earl Smith in 1962 and had one son, Anthony. She worked for Edward Hyman and Adolf LaFonte, The House of Peoples Funeral Home, and the Hazlehurst City School District as the parent center manager.
She was preceded in death by her husband; father and mother; brother, Frank Michael Mitchell and sister, Sheila Mitchell Lynch.
Survivors include: her son, Anthony Smith of Hazlehurst; sisters, Nola Mitchell and Brenda Williams and brother, Kenneth Wayne Mitchell all of Hazlehurst; mother-in-law, Thelma Smith of Jackson; and adopted sons, Ronald Stanton and Tony Wallace of Hazlehurst.