Jesse Smith

Sunrise: December 15, 1946

Sunset: January 3, 2019

Jesse Smith, the third eldest child of the late Sam and Lucy Smith of Tarboro, North Carolina departed this life on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Sentara Nursing Center-Virginia Beach.

He was born December 15, 1946 in Norfolk County, VA and was educated in the Norfolk County (Chesapeake, VA) Public School System.

Jesse served two years in the United States Army. He had a good work ethic and loved working in his home garden and helping others in time of need. He was an excellent cook and extended an “on-going” invitation to eat from his table. He retired from the Department of Navy after 25 years due to health issues. Jesse was a very dedicated and active member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, where he served on the Usher Board and in other capacities.

Jesse was predeceased by a younger brother, Isaac Smith and a special friend, Daisy Mitchell.

Jesse’s legacy will be remembered by many; including his siblings; Samuel Smith, Mary Smith, Lillian Smith, Donald Smith, Elaine Lewis (Keith), Randolph Smith (Cheryl), and their children; Eddie, Russell, Jeremiah, Alonzo, Carolyn, Tameka, Regina, Randolph, Rachael and a host of other relatives and friends.


Viewing Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Family Receiving Friends Tuesday, January 8, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service Wednesday, January 9, 2019 11:00am Mt. Sinai Baptist Church 6421 Providence Road Virginia Beach, VA 23464 Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320

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    Evelyn Turner says

    To the family of Jesse Smith,
    My deepest condolences and special prayers goes out to his family, may God give you the strength to get through this time.

    From his closest neighbor,
    Evelyn Turner

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