ColumbiaMagazine.com
Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  
 
































 
Lida Jones Smith, 75, Cumberland Co., KY (1943-2018)

She was a member of the Burkesville First United Methodist Church. She was Valedictorian of The Class of 1961 Ferguson High School. She received her Bachelor's Degree from Eastern Kentucky University, her Master's Degree in Home Economics from the University of Kentucky, and served as The Home Economics Agent for University of Kentucky in Cumberland County, for 32 years, after moving to Burkesville, from Columbia, KY in 1974. She was the matriarch of a distinguished South Central Kentucky family. She was the daughter of the late James P. & Elizabeth Colyer Jones. Her husband, Buford R. "Smitty" Smith, survives. She leaves 10 direct living descendants, including a daughter in Columbia, KY, and a son in Bowling Green, KY.
Click on headline for complete obituary

Mrs. Lida Louise (Jones) Smith, of Bowling Green, KY, formerly of Cumberland County, KY, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at Hopkins Nursing Home in Woodburn, KY.

The Funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 11amCT, at the Burkesville First United Methodist Church, 126 S Main Street, Burkesville, KY. The Body will lie in repose and the family will receive friends at the church, from 4pm-7pmCT, Tuesday, September 4, 2018 and again from 9amCT, until the funeral hour on Wednesday.



Lida Jones Smith, 75, Cumberland Co., KY (1943-2018)


She was born in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, on Wednesday, June 24, 1943. She was the daughter of James P. & Elizabeth Colyer Jones. She died Wednesday, August 29, 2018, in Woodburn, Warren County, KY, at the age of 75 years, two months, and five days. She was a member of the Burkesville First United Methodist Church, Valedictorian of The Class of 1961 Ferguson High School, received her Bachelor's Degree from Eastern Kentucky University, her Master's Degree in Home Economics from the University of Kentucky, served as The Home Economics Agent for University of Kentucky in Cumberland County for 32 years, moving here from Columbia, KY in 1974. In 2009 she and Smitty moved to Bowling Green to be near her family.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her niece, Lynne Givens.

She is survived by her husband, Buford R. "Smitty" Smith of Bowling Green, KY, whom she wed on January 22, 1970, and the following:
  • Her son - James "Jim" Clark (and Amy) Smith of Bowling Green, KY

  • Her daughter - Kristy (and Junior) Janes of Columbia, KY

  • Her two sisters - Evelyn (and David Lee) Givens of Greensburg, KY; Anne (and George) Brinson of Somerset, KY

  • Her five grandchildren - Brennen Parker Smith, Mallory Ann Smith, Jennifer Janes Ratliff, Billy Janes and Chris Janes

  • Her three great-grandchildren - Makenzie Janes, Gemma Janes, and Elsie Janes

  • Her niece - Julie (and Tod) Smyrichinsky

  • Her four nephews - Sen. David P. Givens, Dr. Maurice Daniel (and Sherri) Givens, John Parker Cox, Michael (and Lisa) Cox.
Send condolences to the family of Lida Jones Smith

Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.


This story was posted on 2018-08-31 09:08:44
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.


Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail: grissomfuneralhome@windstream.net.
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

G & G Monuments
Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email: toddg12@windstream.net, 270-634-0359
First Quality Marble and Granite

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
270-384-2145, www.stottsphelpsmcquearyfh.com, email stottspm@duo-county.com


 






























 
 
Quick Links to Popular Features


Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on ColumbiaMagazine.com.

 

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017


Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to webmaster@columbiamagazine.com. All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.