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Joyce Newman Smith

1933 - 2023


McKENZIE - Funeral services for Joyce Newman Smith are Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at 2 p.m. at Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery Huntingdon. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, 12 p.m. until service time.

Mrs. Smith, 90, died Sunday, February 12, 2023, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. She was a member of First Baptist Church McKenzie and retired from the local grocery stores Big John's, Excel and E.W. James as a bakery employee.

She was born January 21, 1933 in Carroll Co., Tenn. to Curtis and Amanda Perritt Newman.

She is survived by a son, Tracy ( Deidre) Smith of Tiplersville, Miss., two brothers, Marvin (Mary) Newman of McKenzie and Donald (Betty) Newman of Jackson, five grandchildren, Jeremiah Pinson, Luke(Savannah) Pinson, Amber Smith, Ethan (Journey) Smith and Maddie Beth Garland, and a great-grandson, Joseph Pinson.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Carl Smith, a daughter, Leigh Ann Smith Pinson, two sisters, Dorothy Carter and Bobbie Sue Pinson and one great-grandson, Quinn Lee Pinson and her parents.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Mrs. Joyce's memory to the American Cancer Society or the Parkinson's Research Institute.

If you need further assistance, please call Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home at 731-352-4848.