Daisy Smith


Funeral Services for Mrs. Daisy Smith were Saturday, July 17, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. from Damascus Freewill Baptist Church in Kemper County with Bro. Gene May officiating.  Interment was in the church cemetery.  McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Mrs. Smith, 91, of Kemper County, died Friday, July 16, 2021, at Neshoba County Nursing Home.

Daisy Mae Smith was born April 26, 1930, in Neshoba County and lived most of her life in Kemper County.  She was married to J. H. “Johnny” Smith for 64 years until his death in 2010.  She operated J. H. Smith Grocery in Moscow Community for 35 years.  Mrs. Smith was a member of Damascus Freewill Baptist Church.  Daisy loved flowers and yard work.  She was a wonderful cook and most famous for her chocolate pies.  

Survivors include son, Milford Smith (Pam); daughter, Judi Sullivan (Garry); grandchildren, Dana Sullivan Brantley (Ron), Amy Smith Dennison (Tim), Drew Sullivan (Kelly), Lesley Norris (Johnny); great-grandchildren, Laurel Brantley, Ashlan Brantley, Laney Dennison, Cash Sullivan, Cruz Sullivan, Madison Norris, Chelsey Norris; numerous nieces, nephews and families. 

Preceding Mrs. Smith in death were her husband, J. H. “Johnny” Smith; mother, Claudie Mae Walker; father, Allen Walker; step-mother, Lottie Walker; two brothers, four sisters.

Pallbearers were Trent Myers, Justin Sciples, Ron Brantley, Tim Dennison, Marshall Smith, Kenny Snowden, Jackie Snowden, and Robert Smith.

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