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Mrs. Ella Mae Jefferson of Jayess, MS
Wednesday, 6-7-2017
Time: 1 pm
Place: New Home Christ Holiness
Visitation: Smith funeral Home 
Tuesday, 6-6-2017
Time: 2-6pm and at the Church 11-1 day of service
Burial: Church Cemetery 


Ella Mae Harris Jefferson was born on May 15, 1940 Walthall County to the late Rosie Lee Harris and the late Odell Harris, Sr. 

Mrs. Ella Mae Jefferson departed this on May 31, 2017 after a lengthy illness.

She attended school at Magee’s Creek. She was a homemaker. She loved to cook and sew for everyone.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Rosie Lee Magee Harris and Odell Harris, Sr.; two brothers, Willie Harris and Odell Harris, Jr.

She leaves to cherish her memories, her loving husband, Otis Jefferson; a son, Gregory (Vanessa) Jefferson; a daughter, Tanya (Rodrecus) Williams all of Tylertown, MS; a step-daughter, Janice (Edward) Pittman of Mt. Olive; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relative and friends.                                                                                               

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  • Tuesday, June 06, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Smith Funeral Home of Mississippi
  • Tuesday, June 06, 2017
    May God bless each of you and give you peace and grace in your time of grief
    ~ Brenda Jackson   Richland, MS
  • Tuesday, June 06, 2017
    My prayers are with you and your family. From Ella's first cousin (Hank).
    ~ Emma Magee-Weatherspoon   Mobile, AL
  • Friday, June 09, 2017
    My sincere condolences to the whole family. May you find strength from the words of Nahum 1:7 Jehovah is good, a stronghold in the day of distress. He is mindful of those seeking refuge in him.What a loving God who cares about each one of us. He didn't intend for us to grow old and die. He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection right here on earth when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us. You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.
    ~ Rose L