Services for Helen Alexander Poole Smith will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Wilson & Knight Funeral Home. 

Mrs. Smith, 96, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at Golden Age Nursing Home of heart failure.

She was born on May 25, 1923, in Water Valley to Fred Lee and Hattie Tullos Alexander and lived in Greenwood. Helen is preceded in death by her first husband, Ralph M. Poole; two brothers; and two sisters. She was a member of North Greenwood Baptist Church and retired from Supreme Electronics. 

She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Burly T. “Jack” Smith of Greenwood; two daughters, Linda Poole Moore and Brenda Anne Poole of Greenwood; a son, Ralph L. Poole of Rome, Georgia; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Wilson & Knight Funeral Home. Dr. Jim Phillips will officiate the services. Pallbearers will be Steven Childs, George Hammons, Jake Singh, George Gillespie, Bob Givens and Luke Singh. Interment will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery. 

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