Person:Jerry Smith (8)

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m. 30 Nov 1924
  1. Dr. Roy Martin Smith1927 - 2008
  2. Dr. Jerry Kennon Smith1929 - 2007
m. 13 Oct 1956
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Name Dr. Jerry Kennon Smith
Gender Male
Birth? 27 Sep 1929 Alamo, Crockett, Tennessee, United States
Residence[3] 24 Apr 1930 Alamo, Crockett, Tennessee, United StatesBells Street
Residence[1][2] 1935 - 1948 Henderson, Tennessee, United StatesCrook Avenue
Education? 1942 - 1947 Henderson, Chester, Tennessee, United StatesChester County Highschool, "Class of 1947"
Education? 1946 Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United StatesColumbia Military Academy, Varsity Monogram in Football
Education? 1946 - 1949 Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United StatesUniversily of Tennessee Junior College, Junior Vols
Military? 14 Mar 1947 - 14 Mar 1950 Martin, Weakley, Tennessee, United StatesNational Guard, Company A, 105th Engineer (Combat)
Physical Description[1] 2 Sep 1948 Chester, Tennessee, United States6'-4", 220lb, brown eyes, black hair, fair skin
Education? 1950 - 1951 Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United StatesMemphis State (now University of Memphis)
Education? 1951 - Laramie, Wyoming, United StatesUniversity of Wyoming
Marriage 13 Oct 1956 First Baptist Church, Selmer, McNairy, Tennessee, United Statesto Carolyn Ann Goodrich
Occupation? 1 Nov 1957 Union City, Obion, Tennessee, United StatesReelfoot Packing Company, beef man
Occupation? 1960 Jackson, Tennessee, United StatesWayne Feeds, Representative
Occupation? Veterinarian
Death? 5 May 2007 Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States
Burial? 8 May 2007 Ridgecrest Cemetery, Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States
DNA? Y-DNA Haplogroup R-M269

From Jerry Kennon Smith, Sr., Veterinarian, Auctioneer, Humorist, obituary, published in the Jackson Sun:

He worked as an International Livestock Specialist for Continental Grain Company, using his auctioneering and humorist skills in his livestock seminars. His work took him to many states and foreign countries. He was recognised on many occasions for his outstanding contributions to the livestock industry.

Jerry was a member of Englewood Baptist Church, Jackson, Tennessee, serving on the Board of Trustees, chair of financial campaign for four campaigns, and was a member of a Mission Team to Barbados. His passion was teaching young men and men in Sunday School, which he did for forty eight years. He also served on the Board of Trustees for Union University for six years.

He was a veteran of the United States Army and he served in the Veterinary Corps during the Korean War.


Also from the Jackson Sun, 6 May 2007:

Graveside services for family and friends of Jerry K. Smith will be held at 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at Ridgecrest Cemetery with Dr. Paul Williams and Rev. Ben Mandrell officiating.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, May 8th, 2007 at Englewood Baptist Church with the Rev. J. Ken Smith, son of deceased, Dr. Phil Jett, Dr. Brent Lay and Dr. Paul Williams officiating.

Jerry died May 5, 2007 at home.

He was born on September 27, 1929 the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Roy P. Smith of Henderson, TN.

Jerry worked as an International Livestock Specialist for Continental Grain Co., using his auctioneering and humorist skills in his livestock seminars. His work took him to many states and foreign countries. On many occasions he was recognized for his outstanding contributions to the livestock industry.

Jerry was a member of Englewood Baptist Church serving on Board of Trustees, chair of financial campaign for four campaigns, and was a member of Mission Team to Barbadous. His passion was teaching young men and men in Sunday School, which he did for forty eight years. He also served on the Board of Trustees for Union University for six years.

He was a veteran of U.S. Army and during the Korean War he served in Veterinary Corps.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn; two children, Rev. J. Ken Smith and wife Amy of Kansas City, MO, Kathie Smith Siler and husband Jimmy of Hendersonville, TN; seven grandchildren, Jeremy Smith and wife Amy of Manhattan, KS, Nathan, Micah, Joel, Evangelyn and Grace Smith, Amy Siler Carper and husband Brian of Goodletsville, TN; one brother, Dr. Roy M. Smith and wife Katherine of Memphis, TN; one sister, Pollye Hardy and husband Joe of Northport, AL.

Honorary pallbearers to serve are the Dr. Jerry Smith Sunday School Class and Jerry Milam, Person:Harold_Evans_(5) and Bruce Stephens.

Memorials may be directed to Forest Avenue Baptist Church Shelter, 4300 Forest Avenue, Kansas City, MO, 64100.

The family will receive friends for one hour at Englewood Baptist Church before the Memorial Service. Lawrence-Sorensen Funeral Home 731-424-2424


Memorial Service: http://soundcloud.com/newincarnation/sets/dr-jerry-kennon-smith-memorial


See Jerry's grave marker at FindAGrave

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Selective Service Card.
  2. 1940 US Census.
  3. 1930 US Census.