Jimmie Reed Ray Smith, 76, passed away on May 18, 2011 at The Carrington inÂ Starkville.Â She was retired fromÂ Gulf StatesÂ and a member ofÂ MeadowviewÂ BaptistÂ Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years.Â She loved the Lord and was always ready to serve Him. She was also a member of Bradleyâ€™s Homemaker Club.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Wesley Smith of Starkville; daughters, Judy Smith Sanders (Thad) of Monroe, La. and Nancy Smith Trainor (Greg) of Starkville; son, Charles Wesley Smith (Monika) of Meridian; sisters, June Ray Cooper of Jackson and Linda Bonney of Long Beach; grandchildren, Shelly Sanders Eason (Kevin), Bob Sanders (Katie), Elizabeth Trainor and Bill Trainor; and great grandchildren, Reed and Emmie Eason.
Visitation is scheduled for today from 5-7 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home inÂ Starkville. Funeral services are scheduled for May 21Â at 10 a.m. atÂ MeadowviewÂ BaptistÂ ChurchÂ inÂ Starkville.Â Rev. Jason Middleton will conduct the service.Â Burial will be inÂ Memorial GardensÂ ParkÂ Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Meadowview Baptist Church Building Fund or toÂ PalmerÂ HomeÂ for Children.
You may go online and sign the guest register at http://www.welchfuneralhomesinc.com.