Dateline: August 29, 2002


Funeral services for Marrion “Jake” Smith, age 83, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27, 2002, in Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel with Ken Burkett, officiating.  Burial was held in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Pampa under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors in Pampa.

Mrs. Smith died Saturday, August 24, 2002, in Pampa.  She was born on January 17, 1919, in Roberts County.  She married Creed Smith on December 31, 1949, at Pampa.  She was a resident of Pampa from 1946 until 1983.  She worked as a bookkeeper for Brooks Electric from 1946 until 1956 and G.E. Jones Electric from 1956 until retiring in 1982.  She lived in Clarendon from 1983 until moving back to Pampa in 1999.  She was a member of Central Church of Christ.  She was preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.

Survivors include one son, Kirk Smith of Hooker, Oklahoma; four grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

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