|Birth: ||Mar. 13, 1959|
|Death: ||Feb. 16, 2011|
John Martin "Marty" Smith
(March 13, 1959 - February 16, 2011)
Funeral services for John Martin "Marty" Smith of Vaiden will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 18, at Vaiden Baptist Church in Vaiden, with burial following in Vaiden Cemetery.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, February 17, from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m., at Oliver Funeral Home.
Mr. Smith died on Wednesday, February 16, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. He was 51 years old.
Mr. Smith was a drilling superintendent for Helmerich & Payne International Drilling, where he had been employed for the past 27 years. He was a member of Vaiden Baptist Church and a very loving and much loved husband, father, and grandfather.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Bonita Jenkins Smith of Vaiden; daughter, Amber Smith Austin and her husband, Mark, of Winona; son, Brandon Smith and his wife, Kimberly, of Yazoo City; six grandchildren, Hammond and Lela Beth Austin of Winona, and Justin, Phillip, Christian, and Hunter Smith of Yazoo City; his parents, James and Rebecca Kenwood of Jackson; two sisters, Kimberly Storey and her husband, Michael, of Jackson and Stephanie Nelson and her husband, Steve, of San Diego, CA; one brother, James Kenwood and his wife, Christine, of Dallas, TX; sisters-in-law, Shirley Jenkins of Florence and Sharon Adams and her husband, Garry, of Richland; brother-in-law, Ronnie Jenkins and his wife, Lavada, of Richland; great-aunt, Bonnie Raney of Vaiden; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to Vaiden Baptist Church, the Vaiden Cemetery Fund, or to the Salvation Army.
Note: Marty's maternal Grandmother was Dorothy C. Gibson.
Bonita Jenkins Smith (1957 - ____)*
Married February 21, 1975
Created by: Ron Collins
Record added: Feb 16, 2011
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