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Jackie D. Smith

Jackie D. Smith, 69, Palmyra, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, at his home.
Born June 15, 1947, in Indianapolis, he retired from the Army after 27 years of service, was a member of Charity Baptist Church and was a lifetime member of the VFW and the Kentucky Cutlery Association, where he was a past president.
He was preceded in death by his mother; Doris Smith; stepfather, Homer Armstrong; and a sister, Cindy Armstrong.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, the former Gwendolyn New; two sons, Daniel and Jonathan Rodgers; tow brothers, Bruce and Gary Armstrong; a sister, Mary Alice Sapp; and five grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, Oct. 27, after 11 a.m. at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.
Funeral: Thursday, Oct. 27, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the family for funeral expenses.