Eb Smith

Wednesday, June 11, 2003

Marks, Miss.

Eb Smith, 78, died May 28, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford, Miss.

He was born in Caraway and was a cotton farmer before and after moving to Marks, Miss., in January 1964. The past few years he has worked and enjoyed his Buck Bayou Fish Farm at his home. He was a Mason and a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Ella Mae, of the home; three sons, Joe and Bradley of the home and Gary of Jackson, Miss.; two daughters, Melinda Pennington of Oxford, Miss., and Carla McLarty of Marks, Miss.; three sisters, Cardella Henson of Greers Ferry, Doris Colbert of Lake City, and Emma Nell Johnson of Caraway; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy B. and Etta Coomer Smith, a grandson, Bryan Smith, a brother and three sisters.

Burial was May 31 at Marks Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kimbro Funeral Home.