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Carrie Jean Smith, age 69 of Jarvis, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at her home. She was born on April 27, 1946 to Katie Marie Owens in Knox County. Carrie was a homemaker and caregiver. She enjoyed her family, especially her grandchildren and she enjoyed quilting. She was united in marriage to Donald Smith and to this union, five children were born. Along with her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald and an infant sister, Euna Mae.

She is survived by her three daughters: Lisa Owens, Crystal Rice Guinn and husband James of Gray and Kathy Owens of Jarvis. Two sons: Brandon Smith of Jarvis and Dennis Owens and wife Cathy of highway 1803: Five grandchildren: Summer Swafford, Brian Rice, Kayla Owens, Travis Owens, Brad Rose and several honorary grandchildren. Carrie was raised with several cousins that in her eyes, were her brothers and sisters: Roberta Montgomery of Scott Hollow Road, Lovella Donaldson of Gilbert Cemetery Road, Sheila Hampton and husband Paul of Highway 229, Dorothy Collins and husband Raymond of Corbin, Paul Lawson and wife Karla of Highway 229, Johnny Lawson and wife Tammy of Barbourville, Fred Lawson of Scott Hollow Road, Charles Lawson and wife Glenna of Flat Lick, Cecil Lawson and wife Brenda of Barbourville, Tim Owens and wife Wanda of Emmanuel Hollow, and Willie Bill Owens and wife Helen of Corbin. She also leaves many relatives and friends to mourn her passing.

Funeral services for Mrs. Carrie Jean Smith will be conducted in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Nathaniel Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Lawson-Owens Cemetery of Jarvis with Darren Sizemore, J.B. Jordan, Gary Patterson, Joshua Hubbard, James Guinn and Powion Brown serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the Hospice of the Bluegrass, Central Baptist Oncology Department and many dear family and friends.

Friends will be received that the Hampton Funeral Home on Sunday, August 2, 2015 after 11:00 A.M. until the hour of service at 2:00 P.M.

Hampton funeral home is in charge of all arrangements.

To the family of Mrs. Carrie Jean Smith, the staff of the Hampton Funeral Home would like to offer you our heartfelt sympathy, during your time of bereavement.