Mrs. Dell M. Smith, 78, of Jonesboro, passed away, Dec. 21, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sen. Stanley Smith. She is survived by her children, William Emmitt (Celeste) Jones, of Hopkins, S.C., Belinda Jane Jones, of Columbia, S.C.; grandchildren, William Emmitt Jones, Jr., Julia Jones Foster, and a great-grandchild, William Cogswell Foster. Funeral services will be held, Friday, Dec. 28, at 11a.m. in the chapel of Ford-Stewart Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Perry Memorial Gardens at 3 p.m. Friday afternoon. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge, 770-210-2700.