Jerry Ray Smith

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“Jerry, your kind, giving soul and your energy and enormous talent will never be forgotten. You are already greatly missed. Much Love. ”
1 of 53 | Posted by: Buster Burns - North Little Rock, AR

“Jerry, you were such a thoughtful and considerate person and will be missed very much. Thank you for being so kind to us. We send our thoughts and...Read More »
2 of 53 | Posted by: R. K. Mason - Texarkana, TX

“It was a joy working with you. Love and miss you ”
3 of 53 | Posted by: Margie Thrower - Texarkana, AR

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. ”
4 of 53 | Posted by: Mickey Waits

“Jerry, you will be so missed. Your smile, joy, and energy filled the whole room and made all of us happy to be with you. My heart is saddened to know...Read More »
5 of 53 | Posted by: Lynda Arterbury - Texarkana, AR

“I loved you Jerry! You were always there for me! I will miss u so much! I already do :'( ”
6 of 53 | Posted by: Renee' McAlexander - Texarkana, TX

“I love you Jerry, and your memory will live on through everything you taught me. ”
7 of 53 | Posted by: Katarina Foxx - Texarkana, AR

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. ”
8 of 53 | Posted by: Tommy Adams - Plano, TX - friend

“Jerry was more than my hair stylist, he was a true friend. RIP my dear friend ”
9 of 53 | Posted by: Wes Haggard - Albuquerque, NM

“My heartfelt condolences go out to A.L. and to Jerry's entire family. I feel fortunate to have known him for so many years. Peave and Love ”
10 of 53 | Posted by: Darryl Lancing - San Diego, CA

“We will miss you! ”
11 of 53 | Posted by: Bobby Goodwin - Dallas, TX

“Jerry you and i go back to beauty school in high school, working in 2 salons together and then on to you being such a good friend and so special...Read More »
12 of 53 | Posted by: Arcinie Annette Wilkerson -Hatchett - TX

“Jerry you and i go back to beauty school in high school, working in 2 salons together and then on to you being such a good friend and so special...Read More »
13 of 53 | Posted by: Arcinie Annette Wilkerson -Hatchett - TX

“A L, my thoughts and prayers are with you. I hope you find comfort knowing that he was so loved and I know he brought such joy to your life. ”
14 of 53 | Posted by: Liza McCubbin - Texarkanaq, TX

“RIP. ”
15 of 53 | Posted by: Audra - Texas

“I love you Jerry! You brought me great joy, laughter, and made me pretty. Im deeply saddened by your passing. It has been an honor and privilege to...Read More »
16 of 53 | Posted by: Erica Martinez Cain - Texarkana, TX

“You will be greatly missed!! Our thoughts and prayers are with AL and the many friends and family that will all miss you dearly. With Lots of love,...Read More »
17 of 53 | Posted by: Marsha Yoder - Texarkana, AR

“I miss you Jerry. You have always been good to me for the 29 years I have known you. ”
18 of 53 | Posted by: Billie Heiden - Texarkana, TX


19 of 53 | Posted by: Candiss Parker - Hilo, HI

“I am so sad to hear that a great light went out with the passing of Jerry. My sincere condolences to A.L. And Jerry's family. ”
20 of 53 | Posted by: Linda Smith - Texarkana, TX

“I am so sorry to hear of Jerry's passing he was always so kind and full of wonderful conversation my prayers are with his family. ”
21 of 53 | Posted by: Marie Gray - Texarkana, AR

“My deepest condolences to his family and the community that he has blessed throughout the years with his compassion and taking care of others. ”
22 of 53 | Posted by: Renee Van Wave - Texarkana, TX

“I can't believe this. I love you Uncle Jerry. I remember the first time I met you, and I'll never forget it. You are so loved. Thank you for helping...Read More »
23 of 53 | Posted by: Candiss Parker - Hilo, HI

“You are always going to be in my heart! I am so blessed to have known you! You were always so kind and giving. You would keep us laughing. The other...Read More »
24 of 53 | Posted by: Robin Rhodes

“I met Jerry in a unique circumstance.,he was absolutely a peach.. His personality was catchy..he made people around him laugh and cry.. His spirit...Read More »
25 of 53 | Posted by: Terri Waites - TX

“Rest in peace my friend ”
26 of 53 | Posted by: Beverley Ward - Texarkana, TX

“We will truly miss Jerry, he was a shining light, always making us laugh and have a good time, he was a great stylist and did mine and my daughters...Read More »
27 of 53 | Posted by: Debbie Thomason-Dollar - AR

“Jerry was one of the most unique creations of God that I had the privilege of knowing. He was truly as beautiful a soul inside as out and it was an...Read More »
28 of 53 | Posted by: Donna Jones - Texarkana, TX

“Dear cousin you are already missed,sorry I regret now I didnt come see you more but you know I so love you so muchesssssssssssssss. Thank you Jerry...Read More »
29 of 53 | Posted by: Teresa Johnson - Texarkana, TX

“I have known Jerry for about 25 years. Fortunately for me he was one of the first individuals I met in the community. Always a guide, a friend and a...Read More »
30 of 53 | Posted by: Billy Brown - Linden, TX

“Rest in love my dear friend. You were an amazing person full of light and life. You will be missed. ”
31 of 53 | Posted by: Ellie Byrd - Texarkana, TX

“Jerry you will be missed. You made me laugh any time I saw you. You were a very special person. My deepest condolences for the family. ”
32 of 53 | Posted by: John Ridgeway - Texarkana, AR

“I feel so sad and have cried over loosing Jerry ! I have only just met Jerry a few months again for my first haircut and had talked to him this last...Read More »
33 of 53 | Posted by: Barbara Summers - Texarkana, TX

“I am so sorry for your loss. Jerry did Mine and my Daughters hair. He was also a Great Friend. He will be deeply missed. Condolences,Kim Tice &The...Read More »
34 of 53 | Posted by: Kim Tice - Texarkana, AR

“Very saddened by this news! A person that left many memories for us all to cherish and smile back at. Thinking and sending love to AL and all of the...Read More »
35 of 53 | Posted by: Megan - Texarkana, TX

“I haven't seen you since high school but you were an amazing hair stylist and always could make me feel confident about myself. I'll be praying for...Read More »
36 of 53 | Posted by: Kt DeLoach (Coltharp) - Texarkana, TX

“Such a sad moment and disbelief. Jerry had the biggest heart and did so much good for everyone. No matter where you saw him he was always going to...Read More »
37 of 53 | Posted by: Ted Landrum - Texarkana, AR

“I am having trouble finding the right words. I followed u all over T Town because I thought you were the best. The best cuts,the most laughs and...Read More »
38 of 53 | Posted by: Kay Young - Texarkana, TX

“Jerry I love you, I miss you, I will always remember the laughter and jokes and fun times we shared. Many prayers to your family ,friends and loved...Read More »
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40 of 53 | Posted by: Billie Heiden - Texarkana, TX

“Keeping AL and friends and family in my prayers for comfort. Jerry was one that welcomed me back home to Texarkana, had interest in my ailments even...Read More »
41 of 53 | Posted by: Michael Lybarger - New Boston, TX

“I don't have the words to express how sad I am about Jerry's passing. Jerry was one of those one of a kind friends. A friendship that I will always...Read More »
42 of 53 | Posted by: Kim Seibert - Texarkana, AR

“Jerry always made me laugh.I will forever miss my friend. ”
43 of 53 | Posted by: Debbie Smith - Texarkana, TX

“Hearing of sweet Jerry's passing is leaving a hole in my heart. He was so very special to so many people. My thoughts and prayers are with all of...Read More »
44 of 53 | Posted by: Melinda Jones-Olson - Azle, TX

“I'm sorry to hear this. We haven't seen each other in a few years but you were always a bright light. You will be missed. ”
45 of 53 | Posted by: Eddie Horton - Natchitoches, LA

“I worked with Jerry at JC Penney in Texarkana during my college years, and he was always so kind and caring to everyone. He loved his job, and making...Read More »
46 of 53 | Posted by: Carl Fant, Jr - Dallas, TX

“Definitely going to miss you. Love ya. ”
47 of 53 | Posted by: Tommy White - Texarkana, TX

“Jerry you were a light in everyone's life I will cherish every memory I have of you! love you always !! RIP my friend ”
48 of 53 | Posted by: Justin Williams - Texarkana, AR

“You were someone i considered a great friend. I learned a lot from you over the years.Rest in peace my friend. Keeping A.L, friends and family in my...Read More »
49 of 53 | Posted by: Jessica Upchurch - Minden, LA

“May you be surrounded by all the beauty that you created. ”
50 of 53 | Posted by: April Dawn - Spokane, WA

“What a beautiful and kind soul we have lost. We have been friends for many, many years and shared many laughs and fun stories. He definitely left...Read More »
51 of 53 | Posted by: Betty Carpenter - Texarkana, TX

“I love you my friend. My condolences to AL and family. Rest peaceful in heaven my sweet friend. ”
52 of 53 | Posted by: Gay Templeton - Texarkana, TX

“I am so sorry for your loss. Jerry cut my hair for many years. I always looked forward to listening to his stories! ”
53 of 53 | Posted by: Deanna Clingan smith - Texarkana, TX


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Jerry was born on April 26, 1969 and passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017.

Jerry was a resident of Texarkana, Arkansas at the time of passing.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 17, 2017 at St. James Episcopal Church with Father Douglas Anderson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. James Episcopal Church, 417 Olive Street, Texarkana, Texas 75501.

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