The funeral for Alyce H. Smith will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Hickory Springs Baptist Church Poplarville with burial in Smith Cemetery. Brother Neal Breeland will officiate at the service. Visitation will be Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. at White Funeral Home in Poplarville and on Monday from 9 a.m. until the time of services at Hickory Springs Baptist Church.
Smith, 85, of Poplarville, died Monday, August 23, 2010 in the Pearl River County Nursing Home in Poplarville.
She was born December 14, 1924 in Auburn, Maine to Ernest Tripp and Annie Pease. Mrs. Smith was also a retired sales clerk and a member of Hickory Springs Baptist Church in Poplarville.
Survivors include two sons, Richard Smith and his wife Mary of Starkville, and Mike Smith and his wife Sandra of Poplarville; one daughter, Kathi Davis and her husband Richard of Foxworth; two sisters, Ernestine Coffin of Vermont, and Gertrude McLaughlin of Brandon, Florida; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Keither Smith; three brothers, Robert Dyer, Fred Pease, and Paul Pease; and one sister, Pauline Pease.