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Joann G. Smith

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Rocky Branch Missionary Baptist Church in Sumrall, MS for Joann G. Smith, 77 of Sumrall, who passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at the Asbury Hospice House. Interment will be at Rocky Branch Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Robert Arinder, Bro. Robert Cole, and Bro. Greg Bennett will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until on Monday, July 8, 2019 at Rocky Branch Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Annie Lee Goar; brother, Robert Wayne Goar; and one sister, Jeanette Bennett.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Levi Smith of Sumrall; two sons, David Smith (Sandra) of Columbia, Stephen Smith (Amber) of Collins; three daughters, Sandra Mason (Jeff) of Brandon, Peggy Cole (Winford) of Columbia, and Shirley Gail Dunham (Dave) of Hattiesburg; sister, Judy Broom (Burton Ray) of Sumrall; seven grandchildren, Robert Cole (Jinger) of Columbia, Joseph Smith of Hurley, Andy Smith of Arnold, MO, Jonathan Mason (Kathleen) of Huntsville, AL, Morgan Mason of Flowood, Garet Dunham of Hattiesburg, and Ava Smith of Collins; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at


Joann G. Smith
June 26, 1942 - July 6, 2019





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