Mrs. Janice M. Smithson, age 69 of Saltillo, departed this life Monday, September 10, 2012 at her home.
She was born in Bolivar April 28, 1943 to the late Ruble T. Webb and Margie Lee Jackson. She was united in marriage to Mr. Thomas Smithson, who survives and worked as a homemaker as well as a factory worker with Harmon Automotive in Bolivar. She was a member of Parran’s Chapel Baptist Church. In addition to Bolivar, she also lived in Paris, TN and Memphis before moving to Saltillo 15 years ago.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Teresa McKeen and husband Bruce of Bolivar and Tina Hall of Jackson; four sons, Tony Hall and wife Janene of Bolivar, Michael Hall and wife Effie of Bolivar, Tommy Hall and wife Regina of Nesbit, MS, and Paul Smithson of Memphis; a brother, Robert Kent Jackson of Jackson; a half sister, Eva Wright of Brownsville; seventeen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents and a stepdaughter, Evelyn Smithson.