ASH — Jackie Wayne Smith, 69, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. He was a retired farmer and member of the Big Neck Hunting Club.
He was born in Columbus County, N.C., July 19, 1947, a son of the late Leo Smith and Eudell Babson Smith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Jerry Smith.
Surviving are his wife, Eulonda Dowell Smith; daughters, Tina Simmons (Eric), Penny McKeithen (Mark) and Jacqueline Fulford (special friend, Jerome Walker), all of Ash, N.C., and Zesta Wooten (Clarence) of Bolivia, N.C.; grandchildren, Lindsey Fulford, Katelyn Simmons, Easton Simmons and Weston McKeithan; and special sister-in-law, Devonne Dowell of Ash, N.C.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at Brunswick Funeral Service in Shallotte. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at New Britton Baptist Church by the Rev. Steve Nobles. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Casketbearers will be Donald Sellers, Bennie Smith, Michael Stocks, Jay Dowell, Wes King and DeWayne Simmons.
Online condolences may be directed to www.brunswickfuneralserivce.com.