Jessie Adams Smiley Obituary:
Funeral Date: 1/25/2009
Jessie Adams Smiley, age 96, of Warren, AR. died Thursday January 22, at Wagnon Place Nursing Home. Born November 5, 1912 in Warren, AR. a daughter of the late William Richard Adams and Ida Anna Neely Adams she was a homemaker, worked during World War II in the Jacksonville ordinance and munitions plant, was member Ebenezer Baptist Church and the widow of Lincoln C. Smiley who died November 25, 1992. They were united in marriage August 13, 1946. Also, preceding her in death were brothers Bryan Adams, Jack Adams, sisters Ruby Adams and Willie Belle Hargis. Surviving is 1 nephew Larry Hargis, 5 nieces Joy Dunn, Becky Rose, Priscilla Faccio, Judy Wilkerson, Nancy Harrison. Sister- in -law Merline Adams, 4 great nephews, 7 great nieces, 11 great-great nephews, 8 great-great-nieces, 1 great-great-great-nephew. Funeral services were 3:30 p.m. Sunday January 25, at Frazerís Chapel by Rev Bob Black. Linda Barrett was the organist and Judy Wilkerson the soloist. . Burial was in Ebenezer Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Bart Hargis, John T. Ferguson, John Groves, Randy Reynolds, Jason Wilkerson and Matthew Nelson. Honorary pallbearers were Edwin Sanders, Roger George, Bradley County Judge Keith Neely, Durwood Lyon and Xelphin Adams.