July 26, 1943 – Dec. 16, 2020
Diann Smith, 77, longtime resident of Tylertown, died Dec. 16, 2020. She was born on July 26, 1943, in Walthall County to the late Luzern and Birdie Martin-Dillon. Three siblings preceded her in death.
Her graveside service was Dec. 21, 2020, at the Tylertown City Cemetery, Clayton Bullock officiating interment to follow.
Mrs. Smith received her education in the Walthall County School System and was a member of Tylertown First Baptist Church.
She was married to AT Smith and through this union, they had eight children. She was a devoted mother and grandmother who enjoyed collecting recipe books and magazines.
Survivors are her husband of 57 years, AT Smith, eight children: Stanley (Vanessa) Smith of Monticello, Dinella (Curtis) Magee, Nicolette (Eric) Bell, Sherman (Darrious) Smith, Sandra Smith, Jennifer Clark, Shelton (Shondele) Smith, and Scottie (April) Smith all of Tylertown; a special granddaughter whom she helped raise as her ninth child, Candace Morris of Tylertown; one brother, Luzern (Georgia) Dillon.
Craft-Ginn Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangments. Share online condolences at www.craftfuneralhome.org