Services for Ms. Mary E. Smith were held Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Mt. Olive Baptist Church in the Stephenstown Community.

The Rev. Rocky Harrison and the Rev. John Stephens officiated. Burial was in Mt. Olive Cemetery. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Smith died Wed., Jan. 9, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gene Beckham and Sally Ladd Beckham; husband, Clay Smith; sons, Rudolph Smith, Doris Smith, Clay Smith Jr. and James Smith; sisters, Edna Earl Smith, Sara Cain, Annie Sue Lewis and Marie Chunn; brothers, Hershel Beckham, Pete Beckham, Paul Beckham and Printess Beckham.

Survivors include son, Jimmy Smith of Brookhaven; sister, Dorothy Criddle of Philadelphia; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Bryan Griffin, Jeff Trapp, Joe Beckham, Thurman Chunn, Ed Beckham, Dylan Griffin, Ronnie Smith, Keith McCrory, Buddy Beckham, Billy Chunn and Randy Martinez.