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Margaret Malone Smithson July 11, 1931 - March 8, 2020

Tisdale-Lann Memorial

Margaret Malone Smithson, 88, died Sunday, March 8, 2020, at the Baptist Hospital in Columbus, MS. She was born in Hamilton, MS, on July 11, 1931, to Reuben Guy Malone and Ottie Boyd Malone. She lived in Washington D.C. for 35 years and had lived in Monroe County for the past 32 years. Ms. Smithson retired after 35 years with the FBI. She was one of the first females to work with the FBI. She loved Bingo, crocheting and needle work. She was a member of the Hamilton Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters Jean Robinson of Hamilton,MS, Amanda Craig of West Point, MS, and Pamela Parker of Columbus, MS; twelve grandchildren Tiffany Allen, Jody Gwathney, Catherine Sawtelle, Cory Thompson, Kyle Thompson, Alex Robinson, Matt Southard, Lynn Southard, Phillip Swan, Parker Stanford, Jess Dyck and McKenzie Hancock , sixteen great grandchildren and one sister-in-law Diana Malone. She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband Laughton Pounders and husband James B. Smithson, one daughter Denise Williamson , and one brother Bob Malone.

Monroe County, MS Hamilton, MS

  • Visitation will be Wednesday, March 11, 2020, from 1:00 P. M. until service time.
  • A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at 2:00 P.M. at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home.
  • Bro. Robert Moore will be officiating.
  • Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Memorials may be made to St. Judes Children's Research Hospital or favorite charity.


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    Mary Beth West says

    Jean and family, I am so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers.

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    Sally Harrell says

    So sorry to hear that she has passed! She was a sweet lady! Enjoyed her at Personal Place. She was always crocheting!

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    LuEllen Childress says

    Jean, may the joy your Mom now has with our Lord help ease the days to come, and may your quiet times be filled to overflowing with sweet memories. Love you!

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