Jackie M. Smithson
Feb. 28, 1942 Sep. 14, 2018
Jackie Cummins Martin Smithson, of China Spring, Texas passed away Friday, September 14, 2018. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Monday, September 17, 2018 at Oakcrest Funeral Home, with Bobby Wheat and Ernie Christie officiating, burial will follow at China Spring Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 pm Sunday, September 16, at OakCrest Funeral Home.
Jackie was born February 28, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois. She was the only daughter born to Virgil and Gladys Cummins. She grew up in Conway, Arkansas. She married her childhood sweetheart, Loyde Martin and they had two beautiful daughters. Loyde passed away unexpectly. Later on while attending church, she met Patrick Smithson and after a brief courtship they married. Jackie was devoted to both husbands until their untimely deaths.
Jackie was a longtime employee of J-Hawk and Lakeland West Capital, and retiring as chief accountant and HR manager. Her hobbies were, traveling the world, shopping, dining with friends, and exploring new places.
She is preceded in death by both husbands, and parents.
She is survived by her loving daughters; Karen (KK) Matthews and husband Sam of West, Texas, Cyndie Pankonien and husband Bobby Dean of China Spring, Texas; grandchildren, Heather Williams, Blake Pankonien, Jessica Jones, Ashley Romero, Amie Kay Gregory and Austin Wallace; and 11 great grandchildren; brother, Virgil Wilbert Cummins and wife Paulette; and many nieces and nephews.
Thank You to Janet Farley for her special friendship and loving care to our mother.