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Thursday, December 31, 2020

Obituary - Jesse Frank Smith

Graveside services for Jesse F. Smith of Butler, Missouri will be 2 p.m. Monday, January 4, 2021 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Butler under direction of the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler.

Visitation will be prior to graveside services from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Schowengerdt Chapel in Butler. Contributions to Heartland Hospice or The Carpenter's Cup. Online condolences www.schowengerdtchapel.com. 

Jesse Frank Smith, age 97 of Butler, Missouri died Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at his home in Butler. He was born November 6, 1923 to Franklin Reason and Bessie Pritchett Smith in Richards, Missouri.

Jesse is survived by a son, Danny Smith and wife Marcia of Adrian, Missouri; two daughters, Diana Bennett and husband Jason and Tina Hansen and husband Mike all of Butler, Missouri; a stepson, Dale Douty and wife Retta of Butler, Missouri; a stepdaughter-in-law, Brenda Douty of Butler, Missouri; 14 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Betty Smith; stepson, Robert Douty; a brother, Kenneth Smith; two sisters, Marjorie Smith and Grace Poyner; a grandson, Jesse Paul Douty; and a great-grandson Keith Cooper.