Annie Jane Smith slipped away peacefully into the arms of her Savior Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 at the age of 82. She was born Aug. 8, 1937 to James and Beatrice Dunn.
She worked at First National Bank of DeQuincy for many years. Annie Jane enjoyed travel, home décor, shopping and most of all being with her family and friends. She was married to her high school sweetheart for over 63 years, Charles Lee Smith.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Charles Lee Smith; daughter, Corliss Smith Cooper and husband, Bryan; one sister, Pam Courmier and husband, Veachel; her much loved niece, Crystal Cooley and husband, Richie and great-nephew, Cyrus Suchanek; sister-in-law, Paralee Smith; double first cousin, Billie Jean LeBleu; and numerous nephews and niece.
She was preceded in death by her beloved son, James “Sonny” Smith; her only grandchild, Jamie Lynne Cooper; her parents, James and Beatrice Dunn; sister, Adelaide Manning; and brother-in-law, Sam Smith.
The family received friends from 4-9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, at Riley Smith & Sons Funeral Home in DeQuincy and from 9-11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 at The Pentecostal Church of DeQuincy, located at 301 W. Fourth St. The funeral service began at 11 a.m. Pastor Wayne Neyland officiated. Interment followed at Masonic Cemetery in DeQuincy.
Arrangements were handled by Riley Smith & Sons Funeral Home, 1810 W. Fourth St., DeQuincy.