Climeth "Jake" Smalley
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CHESNEE, SC-- Mr. Climeth "Jake" Smalley, 74, of Mahaffey Cooley Road, Chesnee, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at his home. Born February 8, 1938 in Polk County, NC, he was the loving husband to Janet Mahaffey Smalley and the son of the late Don Smalley, Sr. and Violet Splawn Smalley. He retired from Alcon as a maintenance supervisor and was a member of Sandy Springs Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Donna Owens of Chesnee and Susan Jennings and her husband Ralph also of Chesnee; three brothers, Roy Smalley and his wife Eula of Rutherfordton, NC, Roland Smalley and his wife Sarah of Startex, and Albert Smalley and his wife Thula of Chesnee; four sisters, Ann Mason and her husband Wesley of Inman, Pauline McCorn and her husband Varn of Chesnee, Irene Hawkins and her husband Gene of Chesnee, and Rose Hudson and her husband Wilbur of Chesnee; and by three grandsons, Jay and Chris Owens, and R.J. Jennings. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son, Jerry Levon Smalley.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Eggers Funeral Home of Chesnee.
Memorial Services will be held on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 11:00 am at Sandy Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Phil Bailey, Rev. Jeremy Mahaffey, and Rev. Roland Smalley officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 18262, Spartanburg, SC 29318.
The family is at the home.
E-condolences may be sent online to www.eggersfuneralhome.com.
Eggers Funeral Home
& Crematory, Chesnee
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from June 27 to June 28, 2012