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2012-01-19 / Obituaries


Jeanette Knight Smith, 81, a former seamstress of Grove Hill, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, at her home. She was born Aug. 1, 1930 in Grove Hill.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Jan. 10, at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Don White officiating. Interment was at Midway Baptist Church Cemetery in Thomasville.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Arvin E. Smith; parents, Meredith and Mary Arcola Knight.

She was survived by two sons, Joseph Ira (Denise) Smith and Casey Alton Smith, both of Grove Hill; three daughters, Cindy S. Wilson of Chattanooga, Tenn., Debra (Randy) Medine of Donaldsonville, La. and Judy Renee (Floyd) Jackson of Grove Hill; brothers, Robert Earl Knight and Robert Auther Knight; sister, Gracie Mae Tucker; 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Chet Papis, Jason Markham, Jason Fuller, Wil Massey, Dustin Rice and Justin Ordoyne.

Honorary pallbearers were Dan Allen, Lloyd Gaddy, Bill Tucker, Don Tucker and Richard Hobson.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville directed.

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