Lillie Morris Smith
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Lillie Morris Smith
  • March 21, 1928 - December 11, 2017
  • Columbia, Mississippi

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Lillie Morris Smith, aged 89 years of the Improve Community, died Monday, December 11, 2017 at Asbury Hospice House in Hattiesburg, MS.
A native of Columbia, MS, she was a homemaker and member of Improve Baptist Church.
Ms. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Charles Smith; a granddaughter, Kassie Keen; parents, Cassie and Matilda Pearson Morris; and brothers, Buck Morris, Dan Morris, and George Morris. She is survived by two daughters, Susan Magee of Bogalusa, LA, and Libbye (James) Johnson of Brandon, MS; a son, Everette (Jo Ann) Smith of Bogalusa, LA; a sister, Eula Morris Watts of Improve; four granddaughters, Jodi, Jennifer, Lauren, and Haley; nine great-grandsons; her special friend and caregiver, Catherine Patton; and her Improve Baptist Church family whom she loved dearly.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 11:00am at Improve Baptist Church where friends may visit with family from 9:00am until service time. Reverend Darel Daniels and Reverend Johnathan McLemore will officiate at the service and interment will follow at Improve Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Improve Baptist Church, 2979 Hwy 44, Columbia, MS 34929; St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at www.stjude.org ; or The Gideons International at www.gideons.org