January 8, 2010
STARKVILLE — Nellie G. Gibson-Smith, 53, died Dec. 29, 2009, at her residence. Services are Thursday at 1 p.m. at Mount Pelier M.B. Church with the Rev. Dr. Charlie F. Barnes Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Gibson-Smith was born in 1956 in Oktibbeha County. She was a Baptist. She is survived by her husband, Oscar L. Smith, of Starkville; daughters, Nellie D. and Roshell Gibson, both of Starkville; sisters, Patricia Jones, Betty Gibson and Mary Brand, all of Starkville; brothers, Henry Gibson, and Cornelius, Willie and Johnny Young, all of Starkville; and three grandchildren.