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James Talbot Smith, Cumberland Co., KY (1925-2013)

He was a former employee of Reynolds Aluminum and Gibson Sawmill. He was a native of Cumberland County, KY and was a resident of the county at the time of his death. He leaves six direct living descendants
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James Talbot Smith age 87 of Burkesville, KY, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at Cumberland Valley Manor.

Funeral services will be Friday, August 23, 2013 at 1pmCT/2pmET, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in Burkesville Cemetery, N Main Street, Burkesville, KY. The family requests visitation 3pm-9pmCT/4pm-10pmCT, Thursday, August 22, 2013 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.

James Talbot Smith, Cumberland Co., KY (1925-2013)

Talbot was born on Saturday,October 31, 1925 in Cumberland County, KY. He was the son of the late Sam Henry and Ora Ann Melton Henry. He died Tuesday, August 20, 2013, in Burkesville, Cumberland County, KY, at the age of 87 years, 9 months, and 20 days.

He was a former employee of Reynolds Aluminum and Gibson Sawmill.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children Thelma Booher Smith; one son, Samuel Lynn Smith, and his siblings, Edith Hurt, Brentice Vibbert, and Sam Edard Smith.

Survivors include the following:
  • His wife: Dorothy Young Smith of Burkesville, KY

  • One daughter: Carolyn Davis and her husband Daryl of London, KY

  • One son: Joel Smith and his wife Ann of Glasgow, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Melanie Walbert, and Samantha Smith

  • And a host of other relatives and friends also survive
Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY.

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