Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 22, 2021, at the Jones and Son Chapel of Moselle for Mr. Jerry R. Smith, age 71, of Moselle who passed from this life on July 18, 2021, at Forrest General Hospital. Bro. Paul Carpenter and Bro. Dwight Smith will officiate with burial to follow in the Soule’s Chapel Cemetery in Moselle. Pallbearers will be Mark Young, David Young, Chris Knight, Steve Morgan, Michael Morgan and Richard Morgan. Honorary pallbearers will be Kelton Knight, Charles Ray Butler, Danny Butler, Roy Young, Riley Phillips, Webber Morgan and Josh Norris.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Ollie Mae Smith and sister, Bonnie Morgan. He is survived by his wife, Gennie Smith of Moselle; daughter, Jennifer (Daniel) Flowers of Moselle; son, Bill (Brittany) Smith of Moselle; grandchildren, Zach Flowers, Brandon Flowers, Finnlee Rose Smith, Farrow Rayne Smith and sister, Joan (Kelton) Knight.
Jerry owned and operated Pine Belt Portable Toilets for 20 years before retiring in December of 2020. He served in the United States Army during Peacetime. He was a member of the Sanford Masonic Lodge and Crossroads Church.
Visitation will be 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Jones and Son Funeral Home in Moselle.