Mary Elaine Rushing Smith

Published 9:20 pm Saturday, February 27, 2016

CLINTON — Mary Elaine Rushing Smith of Clinton died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, in Natchez. She was 78.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, at First Baptist Church of Clinton. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home, 106 Cynthia Street, Clinton, and at the church one hour prior to the service Monday. Interment will be in the Bolton Cemetery in Bolton.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Richard; son, David; and daughter, Margaret Elizabeth. Survivors are sons, William Smith, Perry Smith and Carl Smith; daughters, Caroline Resch and Debra Smith; four brothers; nine grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

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