Services for Dorothy “Dot” Smith were held on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Home.  Burial followed in Cedarlawn Cemetery.  McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.   


Dorothy Arledge Smith was a native of Neshoba County and longtime resident of Philadelphia. She operated the Grill Restaurant until opening Dot's Café in 1959, which she operated with her husband until 2005.  


Mrs. Smith is survived by son, Bobby Tingle; daughter, Jessica Wayne Smith; grandchildren, Tracey Montgomery and Cynthia Renee' Gonzalez; great-grandchildren, Michael Lee Montgomery, Kelsie Marie Montgomery and Juan Carlos Gonzalez; and great-great grandchild, Finley Joe Gonzalez. 


She is preceded in death by her husband, Doris Wayne Smith; daughter, Linda Lou Jackson; and parents, Frank & Evie Sullivan Arledge.