Jessie Doyle Smith, 70, of Gideon, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 12, 2003, at his home.
Born Jan. 26, 1933, in Formosa, Ark., he was a son of the late Johnny and Edith Faye Bradley Smith.
On Nov. 8, 1952, in Piggott, Ark., he married Helen Louise White who preceded him in death May 17, 1996. He was also preceded in death by one son, Bobby Smith and one daughter, Jane Smith.
Surviving are two brothers, Don Smith of Gideon and John Smith of Clarkton, Mo.; four sisters Lorene Gattis of Kennett, Dorothy Rushing of Alexandria, La., Carolyn Shelton of Mountain Grove, Mo., Giva Coleman of Malden, Mo.; four grandchildren, Mary Smith of Kennett, Lee Ann Williams of Holcomb and Melissa Bailey and Bobbie Smith of Clarkton; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today, Sunday, Sept. 14, at Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Malden, with the Rev. Earnest Puckett officiating.
Burial will be in Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton.