April 28, 1938 – Feb. 7, 2023
Lynda Henderson Smith died Feb. 7, 2023, in Duluth, GA. She was born April 28, 1938, in Richton to Carl and Margaret Henderson. Lynda graduated magna cum laude at William Carey College with a degree in home economics. She moved to Tylertown working for Walthall County Extension Agency.
She married Carol Smith and became an active member in the Tylertown community. Mrs. Smith liked to read and was often found carrying an arm-full of books from Tylertown Library. She volunteered for many activities with the library, Girl Scouts and her daughters’ interests.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Carol Smith, her daughter Karen Smith and siblings Bernadine Holland, Carl Henderson, Francis Sims and Nell Weems.
Survivors are her daughters Margaret Baggett (Sonny) and Nan Wilcox (Cris); grandchildren Jonathan Baggett (Carolyn), Lauren Rogers (Thomas), Peyton Fisher (Landon), Baylee Wilcox, Adam Wilcox; seven great grandchildren.
The family hosted a small family memorial service in Duluth, GA, and will have a graveside service at a later date. Donations may be made to Tylertown Baptist Church and Pike Amite Walthall County Library.