Skip links

Jennis O’Neil Smith


Revised on: 11.22.2017 at 06:08 a.m.

Posted on: 11.19.2017 at 11:20 p.m.

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.

Reader Interactions

Community Events

december, 2018

10dec(dec 10)7:00 pm21(dec 21)10:00 amColumbus County Schools Holiday Concert Schedule

13dec4:00 pm7:00 pmFree pajamas for birth to 5 yrs oldColumbus County Partnership for Children

15dec8:00 am7:00 pm"Christmas on Main" in Tabor CityFull day of activities beginning with Jingle Jog and ending with Lake Tabor boat regatta

15dec2:21 pmChristmas on Lake TaborVisit Santa, Cindy Lou Who and the Grinch and Christmas flotilla

17dec7:00 pmSoutheastern Oratorio SocietyPerforming Handel’s Messiah

27dec10:00 am3:00 pmColumbus Regional Healthcare Blood DriveHeld at Vineland Station

31dec01janColumbus Regional Healthcare System Healthy & Happy Hometown New Year's EveChildren's games and activities, DJ, ballon drop, ball drop at midnight. Plus, Taste of Columbus

07:1117:05 EST
Feels like: 31°F
Wind: 5mph N
Humidity: 94%
Pressure: 30.13"Hg
UV index: 0
min 33°F

Download Our App


Stay Connected

RSS National News (Via BBC News)