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Jerry Wayne Smith

March 5, 1943 — September 13, 2015

CLEVELAND - Jerry Wayne Smith, age 72, of Cleveland, MS, passed away on Sunday September 13, 2015 at the Bolivar Medical Center.
Visitation will be Tuesday September 15 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Cleveland Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday September 16, 2015 in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the New Cleveland Cemetery.

Jerry was born on March 05, 1943 to William Ross and Thelma (Williams) Smith in Jackson, MS. He grew up in the Jackson area and moved to Cleveland at the age of 18. He was in the construction business all his life. Jerry loved spending time with his friends and family. Jerry's hobbies included reading and watching western movies. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Ross and Thelma Smith. Spouses, Mary Ruth Smith and Beulah Myers Smith, Brothers, Billy Smith and John Ross Smith, Sisters; Ruby Dilmore, Helen Armstrong, Hazel Broadwater and Ann Marable.
He is survived by Sons; Danny and wife Kathy Smith of Heber Springs AR, Mark and wife Brook Smith of Cleveland, MS. Three sisters; Mary Katherine Wootton of Jackson, MS, Marjorie Kady-Butler of Biloxi, MS, and Barbara Jean King of Lexington, MS. 6 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He also leaves a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Allen Howell, Frank Beach, Bill Morrison, Bobby Peterman, Greg Taylor and Butch Boyette. Honorary pallbearers are Mike Palacious, Dorsey Howell, Cliff Logan and Charles Lamb.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be viewed and signed at

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