Jelee Smith, age 90, of Middlesboro, KY, passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, peacefully at her home. She was born April 26, 1929, the daughter of the late William “Bill” and Bertie Hall Marsee.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Junior E. Smith; granddaughter, Monica McFall Gage; and two sisters, Bessie Allen and Maxine Palmer.
She is survived by three daughters, Joyce Redmond of Tazewell, TN, Linda Schooler and Janice Bailey, both of Middlesboro, KY; son, Kirby Smith of Clarksville, TN; special grandson, Michael McFall; special great-grandaughters, Loren Gage and Angelee McFall; brother, O.D. (Jewell) Marsee; sisters, Geraldine (Robert) Marcum of Middlesboro, KY, Mary Knick of Plant City, FL and Bobbie Jo (Sam) Moody of Brookville, OH; 8 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 7 great, great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 26, at the Creech Funeral Home Chapel. The Funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Paul Gilbert presiding. Music will be provided by the Gospel Lights.
Graveside services will immediately follow the funeral service at the Smith Cemetery in Middlesboro, KY.
Online condolences and guestbook are available at www.creechfh.com
Creech Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
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