Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Audra Doris Johnson Smith

Mrs. Audra Doris Johnson Smith, 72, passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Thursday, August 11, 2011, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Friday, August 12, 2011, from 10 a.m. until service time. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 12, 2011, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel in Louisville, Mississippi, with Rev. Rob Faulk and Rev. Trent Jaudon officiating. Interment will follow in Jessamine Cemetery in Ridgeland, Mississippi, with graveside services at 3:30 p.m. Born on March 12, 1939, to William and Annell Humphreys Perkins, Mrs. Smith was a retired bookkeeper and a member of South Louisville Baptist Church.

Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband, Billy Jack Smith of Louisville, Mississippi; two daughters: Regina Scott of Fulton, Mississippi, and Ericka Myers and husband, Phil, of Madison, Mississippi; a stepdaughter, Penny Hillhouse and husband, Johnny, of Decatur, Mississippi; two sons: Rodney Johnson and wife, Erma, of Summit, Mississippi, and Marv Johnson of Bentonia, Mississippi; four stepsons: Mitch Smith and wife, Anne, of Tupelo, Mississippi; Hal Smith, Jeff Smith, and Coby Smith all of Louisville, Mississippi; a sister, Betty Lou Definbaugh and husband, Terry, of Jackson, Mississippi; a brother, James Perkins and wife, Lois, of Houma, Louisiana; five grandchildren, 12 step-grandchildren, and 10 step-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Johnson and grandson, Shane Hillhouse.

Pallbearers will be Eric Myers, Shelby Johnson, Jeremy Kirk, and Mitch Smith. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements. You may sign the guestbook at