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Mr. Jimmie Harold Smith, 81, of Conover, passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at Conover Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, following a period of declining health.
Jimmie was born August 14, 1939, in Burke County, to the late Bedford Smith and Mary Jane Cook Smith. He served in the United States Marines Corp. Jimmie loved to tell everyone jokes and make them laugh; and he enjoyed fishing.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Julia Rae Smith; infant son Jimmie Steven Smith; and sister, Frances Davis.
Survivors include his daughters, Robin Abernethy of Connelly Springs, Kathy Josey of Mountain View, and Terri Young and husband Dean of Hildebran; grandchildren, Misty Abernethy, Katie Hernandez, Tyler Hernandez, Kristina Hernandez, Amber Josey, Stephen Josey, Jordan Young, and Jacob Young; and seven great-grandchildren. Also surviving are sisters, Betty Speagle, Catherine Teague, and Patricia Teague; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The children would like to say a special thank you to all of the staff at Conover Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and his sister Catherine Teague and her children, Bobby and Dawn for taking such great and loving care of their father.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Mtn. View Cemetery with Pastor Ricky Speagle officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Caldwell County Honor Guard and the United States Marine Corps.
Memorial may be made to The Gideons International Processing Center, P.O. Box 97251
Washington, DC 20090-7251.
An online guestbook and obituary is available at www.heritagefuneralservices.com
Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory of Valdese is serving the family.

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