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Funeral Arrangements
Date:   Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Time:  1:00 p.m.
Place: 1st Baptist Church
           200 W. Walnut Street
           Danville, Kentucky

Visitation: Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Time:  Beginning at 10:00 a.m. until time of service

Burial:  Hilldale Cemetery
            Duncan Hill Road
            Danville, Kentucky


Michael M. Smith, age 77 of Danville, KY died Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at V.A. Hospital in Lexington, KY.

He was the son of the late John W. and Evelyn Smith.   Michael graduated from Bate High School in Danville, Kentucky School of Mortuary Science in Louisville, and was an Air Force veteran.

Michael was the owner and operator of Smith-Jackson Funeral Home in Danville and Smith & Smith Funeral Home in Lexington. He was a dedicated licensed Funeral Director and Mortician and served countless families for more than 50 years.

He is survived by his wife, Lonnie Sue Smith, Danville, KY; his brother Norman (Marsha) Smith, Atlanta, GA; two nephews; host of other relatives and friends



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  • Wednesday, August 30, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Smith Jackson Funeral Home
  • Thursday, August 31, 2017
    Lonnie Sue and family, my heart aches for you, there are no words that can heal the pain that you're enduring but rest assure that God has him. He was good to everyone. He will be missed, R.I.P Michael
    ~ Freda Harris   Lexington, KY
  • Thursday, August 31, 2017
    May God's peace be with you. Cherish the memories you created with your beloved husband. I will always remember him for his caring and loving nature. When you speak of Michael don’t talk with tears, for thoughts of him should not be sad. Let memories of the times you shared give you comfort, for his life was rich because of you. Remember, Michael is not lost…we know where is nowXS7QD H. Kenneth Alcorn Dayton, Ohio
  • Thursday, August 31, 2017
    Our prayers are with Lonnie and the family. Mike was a good friend.
    ~ JAMES .R JONES   CHARLOTTE, NC
  • Thursday, August 31, 2017
    Aunt Lonnie - Please accept our deepest condolences. We loved Uncle Michael. You and Uncle Michael opened your home and welcomed us with open arms. We will miss Uncle Michael. We love you both. George Jr. and Cheryl Walker
    ~ MR. & MRS GEORGE WALKER JR   FREDERICK, MD
  • Thursday, August 31, 2017
    I am sad to hear of the passing of my dear friend Michael Smith. Lonnie Sue I know that God has his hand on you and will be there as you transition through this difficult time. God Bless You!
    ~ Ms.Rosetta Ford   Danville, KY
  • Thursday, August 31, 2017
    Hello Lonnie, I was sorry to hear of Michael's passing I ❤ U my prayers are with U, U take care of Yourself🌹🌹🌹!!!
    ~ GIGI Hocker   Lancaster, KY
  • Thursday, August 31, 2017
    My prayers,thoughts & condolences go out to the families in the loss of your loved one! Michael goes back here in Nicholasville from the days of his dad J.W. Rest In Peace Michael 😇 ❣🕊
    ~ Delores Ford   Nicholasville, KY
  • Saturday, September 2, 2017
    To Lonnie and family. May God be with you as you celebrate the home going of my good friend Michael.
    ~ Paul & Mary Smith   Louisville, KY
  • Sunday, September 3, 2017
    Sorry for your loss
    ~ David chenault Jr   Danville
  • Thursday, August 31, 2017
    To Michael Smith family, in the time of our sorrow you were the funeral director for our family for over 50 years. I would like thank Smith & Jackson Funeral for their compassion & concerns. there will never be another Michael Smith. Our condolences & deepest sympathy for your family at this sad time. God bless you & the family
    ~ Norman family Maedell Penman   Detroit, MI
  • Thursday, August 31, 2017
    Condolences to the family during your time of bereavement. Michael will be missed by many in Danville because he always made sure all were taken care of. Mike often reminded me of a promise I made to come back to Danville and help him in the business - I never made it my friend.
    ~ Ann (Owsley) Love   Bloomington, IN
  • Saturday, September 2, 2017
    I pray that your family will be comforted and strengthened by God during this time and will be drawn closer to one another, but especially to God. The Smith Family in Nicholasville will sincerely miss Michael, his smile/laughter, and his dedicated service/expertise that he provided us during our time of need. God bless you all! His presence is near!
    ~ Anna (Smith) Kenion   Nicholasville, KY
  • Thursday, August 31, 2017
    Lonnie and family, so sorry for your loss. Chris Bryant sorry for the loss of your Uncle.
    ~ Ruth Ann Bryant   Harrodsburg, KS
  • Sunday, September 3, 2017
    To the Smith family, loved ones and friends: I am so sorry for your/our loss. I fall into the category of "family", even though there is no biology. This is a very sad and painful time for me and my prayers go forth for all of us. Love you Smith family!
    ~ Barbara Moody   Atlanta, GA
  • Friday, September 1, 2017
    I am so sorry to hear of your great loss. Recently I lost my dear mother, and found great comfort in the Holy Bible, like at Isaiah 25 verse 8- "The Sovereign Lord will swallow up death forever, and wipe away the tears from all faces. For more comfort, I turn to the website at: www.jw.org (Search: Comfort)
    ~ Dennis Mathewson   Lebanon, KY
  • Monday, September 4, 2017
    Norman and Marshall, Please accept our heartfelt sympathies on the loss of your loved one. You are in our prayers.
    ~ William & Sandra Hough   Knoxville, TN
  • Monday, September 4, 2017
    You all have our deepest condolences and we will keep your family in prayer. God Bless, Kenneth and Family
    ~ Kenneth Shauntee and Family   Frankfort, KY
  • Sunday, September 3, 2017
    To Lonnie, Norman and family may God comfort you in this time of sorrow.
    ~ Eugene & Mary Johnson   Louisville, KY
  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017
    A great loss to so many communities. Thank you for your great service and friendship. May God bless your family, staff and loved ones.
    ~ The Simpson Family   Stanford (Boneyville), KY
  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017
    Praying that God will comfort your heart, uplift your sprit and soothe your sorrow with deepest sympathy
    ~ Lillie Johnson   Indianapolis, IN
  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017
    Rest in peace Michael you will be missed. Our prayers are with the family.
    ~ Gary and Elaine McPherson   Lancaster, KY
  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017
    May God be with you Lonnie and family. Prayers. So sorry about your loss
    ~ Lucretia Banks   Cincinnati, Ohio 45213
  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017
    Lonnie Sue and family, you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Michael was a great asset to our community and was always there for our family in time of grief and bereavement. Continued prayers.
    ~ Michael/Ruth Ann Peters and Family   Danville, KY
  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017
    Lonnie Sue and family, you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Michael was a great asset to our community and was always there for our family in time of grief and bereavement. Continued prayers.
    ~ Michael/Ruth Ann Peters and Family   Danville, KY
  • Wednesday, September 6, 2017
    Lonnie Sue, Norman and Family My heartfelt condolences to you all. He will be missed by the whole community.
    ~ Jo Cecil Durham   Danville, KY
  • Monday, September 4, 2017
    So sorry for your loss. Continued prayers for your family.
    ~ Cheryl Burton   Danville, KY
  • Monday, September 4, 2017
    My Thoughts and Prayers are with Michael's Family. Michael was good person with a big heart. Unfortunately the only time I saw him was at someone's funeral, but I am thankful for that time I spent talking to him. He ALWAYS greeted me with a big smile that made me feel very special. Michael you will be greatly missed. RIP my friend!!!
    ~ Theresa Davis Beatty   Lexington, KY
  • Saturday, September 9, 2017
    I just heard about Michael's passing. I am so sorry for your loss.
    ~ Jim Downey   Danville, KY
  • Thursday, January 31, 2019
    MISS U UNCLE MIKE!!!
    ~ MARGARET A. CALHOUN   Danville