In Memory of



Obituary for Edna Smith

Edna D. Smith, a resident of Lake Cormarant, Ms, passed away on November 1, 2023. Edna was born on April 27, 1944 to Gilbert and Olive Dodson. She grew up on a dairy farm in Horn Lake, Ms and attended Horn Lake High School. Edna was a retired telephone operator at Bell South in Memphis, Tn. Edna (Granny) Smith was survived by children Larry W. Ray (Patricia Gibbons), Jerry D. Ray (Petra), Daughter in Law Mary Ray, Annette Smith Dykes (Robert), James Alan Smith, Tracey Smith, Cindy Flake, Susan Haire (Mark), Judy Cothern (Jerry), Don Smith, twenty grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband James Smith, her son Ronnie C. Ray, her granddaughter, Jennifer Ray, her Daughter in Law Rene Smith, and son in law Mark Sturdivant.
The family will be receiving friends Monday November 20, 2023 from 11:00 am to 1:00pm. Services will begin at 1:00pm at Hernando Funeral Home. The family will be having a private graveside service immediately following.