Barbara Jean Smith


Barbara Jean Smith, 78, of Center, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022, in Center.

Graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at Smith Cemetery in Shelby County with Bro. Gordon Vaughn officiating.

Born January 8, 1944, Barbara is the daughter of Opal Dunham and Joe Baker. 

Survivors include: 
Husband, Clyde Smith

Michael Mayo (Patsy) of Trinity
Diana Burress of Center
Laurie Miller of Shelbyville
Joe Smith of Center
Michael Smith (Shiloh) of Center

Daughter-in-law, Tammie Smith of Center

Special daughter, Susan Samford

Paul Benson Burress
Patricia Lynn Burress
Mark Burress
Justin Mayo
Matthew Miller (Nikki) of Sulphur, Louisiana
Jeremy Smith
Laurel Smith
Tristan Smith
Nickolas Smith

Numerous great-grands, nieces, and nephews

Special son-in-law, Curtis Fountain of Shelbyville

Stepdaughter, Lisa Kay Miller

Sister, Frances Hayworth of Trinity

Preceded in death by parents, Opal Dunham and Joe Baker; son, David Smith; grandchildren, Emily Smith and JoJo Smith; great grandson, Logan Miller; and brother, Charlie Baker.

Pallbearers will be Jared Smith, Matthew Miller, Tristan Smith, Michael Smith, Nickolas Smith, and Ronnie Ard.  Honorary pallbearer will be Curtis Fountain.

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