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Ted Smith

Born: Thu., Feb. 23, 1928
Died: Sat., May 29, 2021


5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Tue., Jun. 01, 2021
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Wed., Jun. 02, 2021
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

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Ted Smith, age 93 of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at Cumberland County Hospital. Ted was born on February 23, 1928 in Cumberland County, KY to the late Jessie Curtis Smith and Sibbie Sharp Smith. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War having served in the 32nd Tank Battalion where he attained the rank of Sergeant First Class. He was a former employee of Brown Supply Company for several years before starting his own business as a Cabinet Maker where he continued to make cabinets for many years. Ted was a Christian of Church of Christ faith and a member of VFW Post 5419. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by five siblings, Lerell Smith, Leslie Smith, Denzil Smith, Bera Gwinn, Lucille Strange. 

Survivors Include:
His Wife- Carmelita Thrasher Smith of Burkesville, KY
One Son- Nonnie Smith and his wife Margaret of Burkesville, KY
One Daughter- Toshia Harper and her husband Ray of Burkesville, KY
Four Grandchildren- Kurtis Harper, Callie Harper, Phillip (and Jamie) Pierce, Jonathan( and Alicia)Pierce, 
Six Great Grandchildren- Andrea Mann, Audrey Pierce, Jamie Lynn Pierce, Amber Pierce, Jalaina Pierce, and Dawson Pierce
One Great Great Grandchild- Skylin Rains
along with a host of nieces, nephews, and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service:
Wednesday, June 02, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in Stockton Cemetery with military honors. Family requests visitation on Tuesday, June 01, 2021 from 5 P.M. until 9 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to Stockton Cemetery Fund and may be left at the funeral home.

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Carol Murley
   Posted Mon May 31, 2021

Palm Plant was sent by Carol.

RIP Ted Love, your lawnmower floosie

Marla Burns Vincent
   Posted Tue June 01, 2021
We are so sorry to hear of his passing. He and your family have been close friends to us. May God wrap his comforting arms around each and every one of you. God Bless you all.

Robert Burns
Marla and Junior Vincent
and the rest of our family

Connie Goff New
   Posted Wed June 02, 2021
Carmelta, Nonnie Curtis and Toshia I am so sorry àbout Ted I love you all so much I remember all the rook games we use to play those were good times . I have missed you all so much God bless you all Connie

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