Jean "Beanie" Marie Smith

January 29, 1948 ~ November 27, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Jean "Beanie" Smith Obituary

Jean "Beanie" Marie Smith passed away on November 27, 2023, at Merit Health River Region Medical Center.  She was 75.

Beanie was born in Delhi, LA on January 29, 1948, the daughter of the late Luther Preston Woodard and Orlena Mae Woodard.  She graduated from Delhi High School in 1966 and then nursing school.  She worked as Charge Nurse at Vicksburg Convalescent Home.  She retired from nursing to become a full-time grandmother for her grandkids.  She enjoyed watching them play sports and never missed a game.  She loved gardening and was a member of the garden club and was an avid hunter and outdoors person.  She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school in the children's department for many years, and she sang in the choir.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years Jerry L. Smith, sons Jeremy Lane Smith (Cassie), Jason Matthew Smith (Dana Kay) and Jonathan Heath Smith (Jamie), grandchildren Michael Croisdale (Katie), Colby Smith, Chloe Smith Flaharty (Zane), Rheagan Smith, Mary Beth Borrello, Carlyle Smith (Ricky), Kendall Smith, Evan Smith and Jolie Smith and great-grandchildren Brees Borrello, Charlie Borrello, Paisley Borrello, Landri Kaye Smith and Everleigh Flaharty.

Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 30, 2023, at Immanuel Baptist Church.  The service will start at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Billy Brumfield officiating.  Burial will follow in Start Cemetery in Start, LA.

Pallbearers will be Gage Wilkinson, Ricky Carraway, Danny Daniels, James Joyner, Don McAuley, Michael Croisdale, Collin Magoun and Marshall Thomas.  Honorary pallbearers will be Vernon Martin, Franklin Hicks and Cecil Dillon.

The family would like to extend as special thank you to Dr. Sam Pierce, Dr. Paul Pierce, IV, Dr. Middleton, Dr. Sohal, and the ICU nursing staff at Merit Health River Region.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
November 30, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Immanuel Baptist Church
Highway 61 South
Vicksburg, MS 39180

Funeral Service
Thursday
November 30, 2023

11:00 AM
Immanuel Baptist Church
Highway 61 South
Vicksburg, MS 39180

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
November 30, 2023

Start Cemetery
Start Cemetery
Start, LA 71279

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