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Jennis O’Neil Smith


Jennis O’Neil Smith, 78, of the Crusoe community, passed away Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 at Columbus Regional Healthcare. He was the son of the late Effie Smith and Foy Smith.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Etheridge Cemetery in Crusoe with Rev. Ervin Etheridge officiating.

He is survived by his wife of more than 58 years, Shirley Long Smith of the home; one daughter,  Connie S. Hyatt (LaVerne) of Abbottsburg; five siblings, Faye S. Etheridge and Carl Ray Smith, both of Whiteville, Mae Smith and James Freeman, both of Ash and Roddie Lane; and one grandson, Aaron O’Neil Hyatt.

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