Jerry Wayne Smithie

Jerry Wayne Smithie, 72, of Jayess, passed away Jan. 24, 2021, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. Jerry Wayne was born July 13, 1948, in Walthall County Mississippi to Clyde and Rosie Belle Ballard Smithie.
Graveside services were held Jan. 27 at Roberts Memorial Cemetery in Jayess, with Bro. Dale Authement and Bro. Jeffery Conn officiating. Wilson Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Jerry Wayne proudly served his country in the United States Army. He served as supervisor for Lawrence County District Three. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. Jerry Wayne enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was a member of Topeka Baptist Church in Jayess. Jerry Wayne will be missed by everyone.
Jerry Wayne is survived by his wife, Sharon Smithie of Jayess; sons, Cody Joe Smithie (Katie) and Wayne Smithie, both of Jayess; sister, Peggy Cothern (Steve), of Jayess; three grandchildren, Anna Belle Smithie, Jacob Eli Smithie, and Charleigh Kate Smithie; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Those preceding him in death were his parents.