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Sadie A. Smith

Sadie A. Smith died Thursday, July 22, 2004, at River Region Medical Center. She was 83.

A native of Mendenhall, Mrs. Smith had been a resident of Monticello before moving to Vicksburg 64 years ago. She was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John A. Smith; a son, Steven Smith; her parents, Wiley and Celia Rose Tullos Ainsworth; and a sister, Lucia Magee.

Survivors include a son, Teddy G. Smith Sr. of Walker, La.; a daughter, Kay Smith East of Vicksburg; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Fisher Funeral Home with the Rev. Danny Wells officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 until 7 tonight at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Billy Leist, Chris Tillotson, Dennis East, Joe Crow, Jim Stevens, Nathan Wells, Ted G. Smith Jr. and Larry East.

Honorary pallbearers will be Wiley Magee, Billy C. Magee, Joe Magee, Paul Magee and J.E. Harrison.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Baptist Church Building Fund, 3365 Porters Chapel Road, Vicksburg, MS 39180.

Annie Prince Clements Virden

ROLLING FORK Annie Prince Clements Virden died Thursday, July 22, 2004, at River Region Medical Center. She was 91.

A native of Rolling Fork, Mrs. Virden was a graduate of Rolling Fork High School and attended Whitworth College. She graduated from Peabody College in Nashville and taught physical education at Rolling Fork Elementary School for two years.

Mrs. Virden was a homemaker and a member and officer of the Betsy Love Allen Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was a former member of the Rolling Fork Garden Club and Friends of the Library and a former volunteer choir director, Sunday school teacher and member of the WMU at First Baptist Church of Rolling Fork. She had been a member of the choir for 55 years.

Survivors include three sons, Wilson Virden Jr. of Woodstock, Ga., Jack Virden of Vicksburg and Thad Virden of Rolling Fork; two sisters, Alice Wade of Grace and Katherine Branton of Leland; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Rolling Fork with the Revs. Reese Kyzar and Millard Caulder officiating. Burial will follow at Mound Cemetery under the direction of Glenwood Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. Saturday until the service at the church.

Pallbearers will be John Abney, Andy Anderson, Jimmy Dick Carter, Laurance Carter, Robert McAfee, Kenneth Norris, Clifton Porter and Jimmy Walker.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the First Baptist Church WMU and the Betsy Love Allen Chapter of MSSDAR.