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Jessica Smith

Services for Jessica Kay Smith, 36, Florence, who passed away in her home July 22, 2020, are yet to be announced.

Born April 4, 1984, in Lawrence, she was a daughter of Darren Smith and Judy Kay Bickford.

Jessica was a 2003 graduate of Centre High School.

She was happiest spending time with friends and family. Jessica enjoyed visiting the zoo, going to concerts, and just being out with friends.

She had a helper’s heart and always was there for her family and friends.

Her loving family includes mother Judy Bickford and husband, Bobby Thornhill, of Ramona; father Darren Smith and wife, Nicole, of Tennessee; daughter Abagail Smith of Florence; siblings Chelsea Weber and husband Andrew of Cedar Point; and Jeremy, Noah and Jadean of Tennessee; and Jess Birdwell of Tennessee; and nephews Tucker and Paul Weber.

Yazel-Megli Funeral Home is serving the family.

Memorials may be directed to the Marion County Special Education Cooperative — Project SEARCH (1500 E. Lawrence St. Marion, KS 66861).

Last modified July 29, 2020