Burly T. “Jack” Smith, 91 passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at Greenwood Leflore Hospital. Graveside services are 11 A.M. Friday December 11 at Odd Fellows Cemetery with Dr. Jim Phillips officiating.
Jack was born and raised in Greenwood, graduated from Greenwood High School and served in the US Navy for 9 Years where he received the Good Conduct Medal and the Nation Defense Service Medal. After returning home he worked for the US Post Office, worked for 19 years with J. D. Lanham and retired in 1991 from the MS Highway Patrol. He was a member of North Greenwood Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his mother, Catherine Grantham Cagle, a daughter, Catherine Smith Adams and his wife Helen A. Smith.
Mr. Smith is survived by his daughter Charlotte Michael (Max) of Greenwood; two granddaughters, Mary Catherine Burgess (Dustin) of Greenwood and Carli Pruett (Aaron) of Holcomb; a grandson, Tommy Adams of Brandon; four great grandchildren, Logan Moore of Greenwood, Colton Pruett of Holcomb, Landon Burgess of Greenwood and Courtney Myers of Greenwood; and two step daughters; Brenda Poole and Linda Moore both of Greenwood.
Memorials may be made to the Delta Cross, 615 Grand Blvd, Greenwood, MS 38930.
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