Jackie Smith, 90, wife of Bill Smith (deceased), only daughter of Herb and Willa Zinn (both deceased) joined her loving husband August 10, 2020 in Monroe, North Carolina, peacefully in her sleep.
Jackie was born in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. She met Bill, an Ohioan, at Pike Bay, Ontario, and they married in 1950. She was a terrific tap dancer in her youth, and after high school went on to design school. They eventually settled in Berea, Ohio. They later joined their daughters in California, then moved to NC in 1997. Jackie enjoyed raising her daughters, sewing, crafting, knitting, socializing, and was an excellent cook. She excelled as a realtor in Berea. She enjoyed church and was active in choir. She and Bill loved to dance. In later years she enjoyed gardening, stamping and her pets. She loved spending time with her granddaughters.
She is survived by daughters Carol (Brad) Nagie and Janet (Tom) Neill, two beloved granddaughters Kelsey (Adam) McManamy and Natalie (Seth) Caison, and great granddaughter Brooklyn McManamy, friends and family around the country and in Canada. No service will be held at this time. Immediate family will place her ashes with her beloved husband in Burlington, NC at a later date. Donations may be sent in her name to Humane Society of Alamance Co., PO Box 5117, Burlington, NC 27216 or St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 2719 Bellemont-Alamance Rd., Burlington, NC 27215.