CLAUDIA DUELL COCKRELL SMITH, MAGEE, MS

Claudia Duell Cockrell Smith, 54, of Magee, passed away Friday, November 16, 2012, at Mississippi Baptist Hospital in Jackson.   Born in Magee on August 20, 1958, she was the daughter of Jim Cockrell and Rowena (Floyd) Carnell.  Claudia worked as a paralegal for Larry Harris at Harris, Geno, and Dunbar law firm for many years.  She is survived by a brother, Leman (Marlene) Cockrell; and three neices Lauren, Carlee, and Ashley Cockrell, all of Magee.  Claudia was preceded in death by her husband, Freddie Smith. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm Monday, November 19, 2012, at Tutor Funeral Home, Magee.  Services will be at 2:00 pm Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at Tutor Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jay Wesbrooks and Dr. Buddy Keyes officiating.  Interment will follow at Magee City Cemetery.