Barbara Jean "Jeanie" Smith
February 12, 1937 - August 5, 2021
Shawnee, Kansas - Barbara Jean "Jeanie" Smith, 84, passed away on Aug. 5, 2021. She was born on Feb. 12, 1937 in Mosby, MO to Percy Elbert Perdue and Mary Jane Thompson Perdue Courter. She grew up in Paola, KS and graduated from Paola High School in 1954. She married Lewis Dewayne Smith in June of 1955 and lived in Shawnee, KS for many years. She is preceded in death by her husband, and survived by her children Lewis R (Betty) Smith of Corvalis, OR, Thomas E (Mary Ann) Smith of Monroe, GA, Linda S Choate (Duane Walker) of Merriam, KS, Steven C (Jill) Smith of Lawrence, KS and Jason J (Kathrine) Smith of Colorado Springs, CO; grandchildren Lynna Vallier of Monroe, GA, Michael (Megan) Choate of Leawood, KS, Aubrie Choate (Scott) Craig of Olathe, KS, Samuel (Brittany) Franclemont of Nacogdoches, TX, Madeline and Claire Smith of Colorado Springs, CO; great-grandchildren Kaitlyn Vallier, Adam Vallier, Alyssa Drewery, Lawson Choate, Liam Choate, Logan Craig. A visitation will be held on Tues., Aug. 17, 2021 at the Amos Family Funeral Home from 10am to 12pm. Burial will follow afterwards at the Paola City Cemetery in Paola, KS.
Published by Kansas City Star on Aug. 15, 2021.