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Mrs. Leona Smith, 61, of Bassfield, Mississippi passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at her residence.  She is  the daughter of the late Leon and Hester Herring.   She was a member of New Jerusalem Church, Bassfield, MS.

She was a former laborer at KLH who loved fishing and fellowship with family.

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, February 9, 2019 at New Jerusalem Church at 3pm.  Interment will be in the Wheeler Cemetery, Bassfield, MS.

She is survived by: daughters, Donna Herring of Prentiss, MS; Debra Herring and Sharita Herring both of Bassfield, MS; brothers, Leon Baitmon, Robert Herring, Christopher Herring, Willie Herring and Roy Herring all of Bassfield, MS; Larry Eaton of Texas, sisters, Evelyn Hooker of Prentiss, MS; Rose Price, Mary Dawson and Evelean Ross all of Bassfield, MS; Annie Herring of Collins, MS and Ester Herring of Gulfport, MS; grandchildren: 16; great-grandchildren: 9

Visitation will be Friday, February 8, 2019 at Johnson Funeral Home, 1-8pm.  

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  • Thursday, February 7, 2019
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Johnson Funeral Home
  • Monday, February 18, 2019
    To the family heartfelt condolences for your loss. "Do not let your hearts be troubled, exercise faith in God, exercise faith in me (John 14: 1). There is going to be a resurrection (Acts 24: 15). May these scriptures bring you a measure of comfort during your grief.
    ~ RH