Jadeine Smith West (Mama Jay)

September 16, 1929 – April 8, 2019

Jadeine Smith West (Mama Jay), age 89, of Flat, passed away Monday, April 8, in Gatesville.

Services were held on Friday, April 12, 2019, at Scott’s Funeral Home Chapel, with Brother Bruce Cox officiating.

Burial followed at King-Smith Cemetery near Mound.

Jadeine was born Sept. 16, 1929, in Flat, to Roy Bird and Opal Halcomb Bird. She attended school in Flat, graduating from Flat High School in 1947. Jadeine was a member of The First Baptist Church of Flat. She enjoyed working with her livestock, selling vegetables and dancing. She especially loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus C. Smith Sr., her parents, three sisters and two brothers.

Jadeine is survived by her children, Rufus C. Smith, Jr. (R.C.) and wife, Jennifer, Patricia Cole and husband, Roy Dean, Andy Smith and wife, Sally, Kathy Smith and husband, Joel, David Calvert Smith and wife, Jennifer and Angelia Cudd and husband, Larry; 16 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Hillside Medical Lodge and Providence Hospice for all their loving care.

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