June 1, 2016
Jeanne Claire Tindall Smith, age 87, of New Albany, MS, formerly of Columbus, MS, passed away May 29, 2016, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany, MS. Funeral services were Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at 1:00 PM at Gunter & Peel Chapel with Dr. Shawn Parker officiating and Stephen Ewing assisting. The interment followed at Friendship Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday, May 31, 2016, from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at Gunter & Peel Funeral Home. Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Smith was born January 18, 1929, in Memphis, TN, to the late Campbell and Zelma Bell Tindall. She was a graduate of Hollandale High School and Mississippi University for Women. Mrs. Smith was a retired teacher and taught at Brandon Elementary for many years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Columbus. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Bryant Smith, Jr. Survivors include her daughters, Vicki Smith Harmon and her husband Jerry of New Albany, MS, and Anne Smith Baker and her husband Pat of Charleston, MS, grandchildren, Jay Baker and his wife Rebecca of Rogers, AR, Alison Felsher and her husband John of Biloxi, MS, and Stacy Seago and her husband David of Jackson, MS, and great grandchildren, Bryant Seago, Mary Grace Seago, Ellie Seago, Parker Felsher, and Campbell Claire “C. C.” Baker. Pallbearers were David Seago, Bryant Seago, Jay Baker, Parker Felsher, Randy McCall, and Sam Bray. Memorials may be made to St. Judes Childrens Hosptial, 501 St. Judes Place, Memphis, TN, 38101, or the American Cancer Society, 1380 Livingston Lane, Jackson, MS, 39213.