Jennifer Lee Smith Aguilar

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The funeral service for Ms. Jennifer Lee Smith Aguilar, 50, will be at 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at Cornerstone Worship Center, 2885 Choccolocco Road, Anniston, AL 36207 with Pastor Michael Cox and the Reverend Fred Taylor officiating. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3 p.m. until the service hour at the church. Ms. Aguilar passed away on June 8, 2017 at Marshall Medical Center North. Ms. Aguilar was born in Etowah County. She attended Jacksonville Schools and graduated from Jacksonville High School in 1985. She began her college career at Jacksonville State University and lived in the International House. She served as an RA and President of the International Students Organization. She received the Dr. James H. Jones Award in 1988. Ms. Aguilar was also a member of the first softball team at JSU. She went on to earn her undergraduate degree from JSU in 1989 and her Master's Degree in Education with a concentration in Special Education from Boston University in 1992. Ms. Aguilar began her teaching career in Rome, Georgia. She then began teaching in the Special Education department for Boston City Schools and remained there for three years. She then went to Orange County (Fla.) City Schools and taught for a year. Ms. Aguilar moved back to Boston and taught for four more years. Following this, she returned to Jacksonville and taught at Kitty Stone Elementary School for three years. During that time, she was honored with the Teacher of the Year Award. She moved to Cary, N.C. and taught at Davis Drive Elementary School for five years then returned to Jacksonville to teach at Kitty Stone for several more years. Ms. Aguilar was a member of the Special Olympics, the National Association of Special Education Teachers and attended Cornerstone Worship Center. She is preceded in death by a nephew, Glenn M. Smith, and her father-in-law, Jesus "Chuy" Aguilar. Ms. Aguilar is survived by her daughter, Kristen Aguilar; a son, Camden Aguilar; her parents, Johnny and Sarah Smith; a sister, Laura A. (David) Smith; a brother, Lyle (Jennifer) Smith; nieces, LeeAnn Smith, Amelia Smith and Olivia Smith; her former mother-in-law, Ena Aguilar. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to Starting Point Outreach, 1519 Sanders Street, Anniston, AL 36201. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.klbrownfuneralhome.com. K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center 322 Nisbet Street NW Jacksonville, AL 36265 (256) 435-7042
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(256) 435-7042
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Published in The Anniston Star on June 10, 2017