FAMILY IN THE NEWS: Perry Monroe Smith


Jeane Smith Hogan holds photo of her grandfather, Perry Monroe Smith, who helped establish one of only two African-American hospitals in Mississippi in 1940.
Image Credit: Special to Clarion Ledger

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FAMILY HISTORY: The Story of The Smiths and The Andersons


By Perry A. Smith Sr.

Creation does not occupy a great deal of space in the Bible. The Bible clearly teaches that the universe, and all matter had a beginning and came into existence through the will of the Eternal God. The Bible gives no information as to how long the original creation of matter occurred or the first day of creation began, or the sixth day ended. As far as the Bible tells us the cessation of God’s creative activity still continues.

On the sixth day of creation, God created a man in His own image- male and female. He created them God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the air and over everything that moves upon the earth. Continue reading

Obituaries Now Available Online…


When family members pass away, a lot of work goes into creating the obituary and funeral programs to help memorialize them.  Often we distribute them to family and friends that were not able to attend the service or even keep them for ourselves.

The programs themselves house a lot of history and I wanted a way to keep them all together so anyone can view them.  You can now view family obituaries and funeral programs online.  The Obituaries are housed in the “Archives” section of the website.  This section will only be complete if you add to it, so if you have any at home that you would like to add, please do so by completing the Census Update form on the site.