Kenneth Coy Smith, 59, of Jasper, died at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, Saturday, Sept. 12 (2020). A graveside ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, at Crossroads Cemetery in Deer, with James Compton officiating.
Kenneth was born July 10, 1961 in Harrison to the late Coy Ray and Verdine Ozell (Reed) Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Francis Fern (Campbell) Smith of the home; four children, Kenneth Coy Smith Jr. of Jasper, Johnny Ray Smith of Jasper, Joshua Lynn Smith of Jasper, and Dustin Dewayne Smith of Greenville, South Carolina; two brothers, Samuel J. Smith of Harrison, Louis Carl Smith of Bellefonte; six sisters, Mildred Sparks of Harrison, Nancy George of Valley Springs, Carolyn Campbell of Jasper, Janis Freeman of Pelsor, Barbara White of Vendor, Susan Smith of Vendor and 12 grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be John Ray Jr., Trevor, Trenton, Ethan, Karlee, Marcus, Layton, Calvin Smith and Clayton Collins.
Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Geoffrey Dunaway, Larry Humphry, Anthony Campbell and all Kenneth’s nieces and nephews.