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Jimmy Smith Jr.

Jimmy Smith, Jr., 90, of Vernon, died on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Vernon. Services are pending at Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Smith was born Tuesday, Sept. 2, 1924 in Frederick, Okla. He was the son of the late Jim Z. Smith and the late Annie Gertrude Tanner Smith. He married Catherine Francis Amyx on Aug. 12, 1950 in Davidson, Okla. He had lived in Vernon since 1954. He served in the United States Army Air Forces. He was a member of Vernon Lion’s Club, American Legion, Masonic Lodge and the Retired Teacher Association. He was a member of First Baptist Church and Seekers Sunday School Class.
   He is survived by his wife, Catherine Smith of the home; his daughter, Angela Kay Morrison; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his sister, Iva Wilkerson, and three brothers, Zack Smith, John Smith and Fred I. Smith.
The family will be at 5578 CR 134 East, Vernon.
   Online condolences may be made to the family at

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