Jacqueline “Jaxie” Daughtry Smith, 79, formerly of Clinton, NC, passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020 at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
A graveside service will be held at 3 PM, Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Clinton City Cemetery with Rev. Leanne Calhoun officiating.
Jaxie, born in 1941 in Sampson County, was the daughter of the late Lewis and Ludie Lee Daughtry. She was a 1958 graduate of Hobbton High School and then graduated from Campbell College with a teaching degree. She retired from teaching and Driver’s Education training. She taught at Clinton High School, and at Seventy-First High School, and Westover High School in Fayetteville. She enjoyed beach music and Shag dancing and was inducted into the Legends Hall of Fame by SOS. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her siblings, Clarence L. Daughtry, Lacy H. Daughtry, Gordon L. Daughtry, Jean D. Pate and Joyce D. Porter.
Survivors include; son, Gerald Keith Smith and wife Michele: grandchildren, Ryan Keith Smith, Christian Samuel Smith and Hunter Daniel Smith; son, Joel Stuart Smith and wife Katherine Hyatt Smith; grandchildren, Calvin Denny, III, Brendan Denny, Kyle Stuart Smith and Ethan Joel Smith; great grandchildren, MyKayla Marie Denny, Calvin Michael Denny; sister, Delia D. Peterson and husband Charles; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.crumpler-honeycutt.com.
Memorials may be made to Keener United Methodist Church, c/o Ann Hobbs, 4570 Hobbton Hwy., Clinton, NC 28328.
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