Joyce Mae Morgan Smith, 85, passed away on June 2, 2011 at her residence in Starkville. She was retired with Garan Manufacturing and a member of Starkville Church of God. She was also an avid gardener of flowers and vegetables.
She was preceded in death by her husband; Currie Lane Smith; son, Hardy Smith; and twin daughters, Linda and Brenda Smith.
She is survived by her daughter, Carol Smith Henley of Laurel; son, Jim Smith (G.A.) of Collierville, Tenn.; grandchildren, Jason Henley, Hilary Burroughs, Cassie Bird, Courtney Wiseman and Kim Monaco; and 11 great grandchildren.
Visitation for Mrs. Smith is scheduled for today from 5-8 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, June 4 at 2 p.m. at Starkville Church of God in Starkville. Rev. Hank Anderson will conduct the service. Burial will be in Oddfellows Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Starkville Church of God, 100 Locksley Way, Starkville, MS 39759.