Sergeant Iris Janett SmithRest in Peace Sis…We Got The Watch
Mississippi Department of Corrections, Mississippi
End of Watch: Monday, May 25, 2015
Tour: 14 years, 7 months
Sergeant Iris Smith was killed in a vehicle collision at approximately 3:15 pm when the prisoner transport van she was driving collided with the back of a tractor trailer on U.S. 49, at J M Tatum Industrial Drive, in Hattiesburg.
She was following an ambulance that was transporting an inmate to a local hospital when the crash occurred.
Sergeant Smith had served with the Mississippi Department of Corrections for 15 years and was assigned to the South Mississippi Correctional Institution. She is survived by her daughter, mother, brother, and a grandson.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.