Remember, Lest We Forget

The last of 12 children, Mrs. Lucy Mae Smith Cooper was born to Dock and Josephine Smith in Crystal Springs, MS, on August 29, 1929, and was named Lucy Mae Smith. She grew up in Jackson and completed high school at Campbell College, a now-defunct institution that was located next door to Jackson State University until 1965. She passed away in her home on September 27, 2011.

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