Retha Shook Smith


Retha Shook Smith of Brookhaven, Mississippi, passed away June 10, 2018, at MS Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Miss., with her loving mother and husband by her side.

Mrs. Smith was born on March 28, 1957, in Rome, Georgia, to Rev. Ralph and Ruby Shook. She was a member of New Hope Methodist Church. Mrs. Smith, formerly of Cartersville, GA, enjoyed painting and leatherwork. She was a loving mother, daughter and friend. She was preceded in death by her father, Rev. Ralph Shook and by a brother, Russell Shook.

Survivors are her husband, Kirk Smith; daughters, Amanda Bishop and Stephanie Stapleton; 4 grandchildren; her mother, Ruby Shook and a host of family and friends.

Services for Retha Shook Smith was held on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at New Hope Methodist Church in Loyd Star, Miss at 11:00 a.m. with  Brother Mike Lips officiating. Interment followed in the New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family received friends on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, prior to the service from 10:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

Brookhaven Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements and Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Dr., Cartersville, GA, makes this announcement for the family.