- WATER VALLEY – Mary Joyce Schmitz Bardo, 50, died Thursday, April 14, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2 until 3 p.m. at Elam Cemetery in Coffeeville. The funeral service will follow the visitation at 3, with Bro. Ken Izzard officiating.
She was employed with Valley Tool in Water Valley. She loved her family and her grandchildren. She enjoyed riding her 4-wheeler and she was always laughing. She attended Woodland Hills Baptist Church in Water Valley.
Survivors include two daughters, Andrea Johnson of Pine Flat in Lafayette County and Regina Soileau of Coffeeville; one son, Tyler Neighbors of Pine Flat in Lafayette County; four brothers, Terry Criss Schmitz, James Henry “Porky” Schmitz, Tommy Schmitz and Randy Schmitz, all of Water Valley; and nine grandchildren.
(April 16, 2011)