Services for Ms. Mavis Gibson Smith were held Friday, July 19, 2013, at 11 a.m. from John E. Stephens Chapel.

The Rev. John Stephens and George Sciple officiated. Interment was in Cedar Lawn Cemetery. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Mavis Gibson Smith, 65, died Monday, July 15, 2013, at University Medical Center in Jackson.

She was a member of East Philadelphia Baptist Church.

Ms. Smith was preceded in death by her parents, George Terry Gibson and Nellie Francis Hardy Gibson; brother, Talmadge Ray Gibson; and one infant grandson.

Survivors include daughters, Wendy Smith Moore, Kim Smith Page, Melinda Smith Gilmer and Mallory Smith Moorehead; sons, Terry Lee Smith and Tyson Ruffin Smith; her children's father, Butch Smith; sisters, Linda Gibson Beckham and Avis Gibson Luke; and 9 grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Larry Moore, Kerry Gilmer, Joe Page, Richard Beckham, Colby Horton, Cooper Smith and Walker Smith.