Jessie M. Smart

Jessie M. Smart, 87, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at Tipton Place in Huntington.

Mrs. Smart was a member of Clear Creek Church and the Clear Creek Happy Homemaker’s Club. She was a supervisor at Huntington Electric for 14 years and had worked at Northside Cleaners for seven years. She was also a volunteer at Parkview Huntington Hospital for several years.

She was born on April 26, 1933, to Everett and Grace Farthing Warford. She married Larry Keyser on Dec. 22, 1950, in Huntington. He preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 2002. She later married B. Allen Smart on May 6, 2006, in Huntington. He preceded her in death on Dec. 9, 2020.

Survivors include two sons, Gary (Sally) Keyser, of Huntington and Roger Keyser, of Huntington; a daughter, Susan Dinkel, of Iron River, WI; two stepsons, Ronald (Jackie) Smart and Lawrence (Kari) Smart, both of Huntington; three stepdaughters, Karen (Shane) Bickel, Susan (Jeff) Funk and Polly Smart, all of Huntington; two brothers, Carl Warford, of New Haven, and Bev Warford, of Wabash; 16 grandchildren, 11 step grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 15 step great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sons, Johnny Keyser, Mark Keyser and DeWayne Keyser; two grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Calling will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, from 11 a.m. to noon, at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, Huntington. A funeral service will immediately follow. Those in attendance are asked to follow State and CDC guidelines for social distancing and social gathering limits.

The service will be live streamed on the Myers Funeral Home Facebook page for those who cannot attend.

Interment will be at the Lancaster Cemetery.

Memorials may be made out to Heartland Hospice or Cancer Services of Huntington County, both in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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