Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at Saulters Moore Chapel in Prentiss, for Mrs. Marcia Jean Buckley Smith, age 77, who passed away on January 4 at Country Brook Living Center in Brookhaven. Interment followed at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.
Rev. Phillip Douglas officiated. Pallbearers were Joey Ashley, Craig Priest, Paul Foster, Lucas Keith and Brody Mathews. Honorary pallbearers were Clyde Brown, Paul Sutton and Bobby Joe Sutton.
Marcia Jean was born on November 19, 1937, in Mississippi. She was the daughter of Billy Burnon Buckley and Ina Sutton. She worked as a teaching assistant for 25 years in the New Hebron School district. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
She is survived by son, Kendall and his wife, Susan Barger Smith of McComb; five grandchildren, Brian Little, Whitney Carter, Julie Harper, Wesley Barger and Jacy Barger; two great-grandchildren, Ava Kate Little and Savannah Leigh Carter.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Truett and her daughter, Barbara.