December 24, 2005

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 27, 2005

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Ethel Lee Bailey

Services for Ethel Lee Bailey will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Rohelia Church Cemetery in Utica.

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Visitation will be from 1 until 5 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Bailey died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2005, at River Region Medical Center. She was 63.

Mrs. Bailey is survived by two daughters, Patricia McGee of Jackson and Debra Johnson of Muskegon Heights, Mich.; two sons, Gilbert C. Bailey and Bob Davis Bailey, both of Muskegon Heights; seven sisters; four brothers; and other relatives and friends.

Paulene Smith

OAK GROVE – Paulene Smith died Friday, Dec. 23, 2005, at her home. She was 80.

Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, Wayland Fred Smith; her daughter, Barbara Gail Smith; her parents, Acie Bennett and Mary Frances Brown; three brothers, Wilburn Brown, Harold Brown and Vernon Brown; and two sisters, Sybil Maxine LeGuin and Norma Dupree.

She is survived by a son, Larry Eugene Smith, and a daughter, Judy Ann Smith, both of Forest, La.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Cox Chapel in Oak Grove with the Rev. Stowe Harbin officiating. Burial will follow at New Forest Cemetery in Forest, La.

Visitation will be at the chapel from 8 a.m. until the time of the service.

Pallbearers will be Dion Auger, Richard LeGuin, Jim Wise, Tracy Ainley, Fred Lewis and Joseph Lewis.