NORTHPORT – Myrtis Smith Rupert, age 72, died February 11, 2017. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, February 18, 2017, at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Macon, Miss. with Rev. Billy Goodwin officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Lavender's Funeral Service directing. The body will lie in state one hour prior to service.