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Lowell Alexander (Rex) Smith, Adair Co., KY (1927-2013)

He was a native of Gradyville, Adair County, KY and a resident of Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, at the time of his death. he was the son of hte late Marian & Stella Clark Smith. His wife of 59 years, Ina Coffey Smith, survives. He leaves 5 five direct living descendants. He was a member of South Jefferson Christian Church, a US Army veteran during the Korean War, a retired truck driver and a member of Miles Masonic Lodge #341.
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Lowell Alexander "Rex" Smith, 86, of Louisville, KY, died Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at his home.

Funeral service will be Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 10amCT/11amET, T at Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY. Burial will be in in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be 1pm-7pmCT/2pm-8pmET, Friday, January 3, 2014, at Owen Funeral Home.

Lowell Alexander (Rex) Smith, Adair Co., KY (1927-2013)

He was born Wednesday, September 5, 1927, in Gradyville, Adair County, KY, He was the son of the late Marian & Stella Clark Smith. He died Tuesday, December 31, 2013, in Louisvillle, Jefferson County, KY, at the age of 86 years, 3 months, and 26 days.

He was a member of South Jefferson Christian Church, a US Army veteran during the Korean War, a retired truck driver and a member of Miles Masonic Lodge #341.

Survivors include:
  • His wife: Ina Coffey Smith, with whom they celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary on the 29th of December

  • His son: Gary (Kimberly) Smith of PeeWee Valley, KY

  • Two granddaughters: Cherie (Chris) Willis & Shelby Smith

  • One great-grandson: Jackson Lee Willis

  • One brother: Buford Smith of Bowling Green, KY

  • One sister: Mary Sparks of Milton, Florida
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY is assisting with local arrangements.

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