Jeri Janice Smith Green

Jeri Janice Smith Green, 70, of Indianola, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020 at South Sunflower County Hospital.

Janice was born Dec. 13, 1949 in Merigold, to John Joseph Smith and Gladys Winters Smith. She was a childcare worker for many years. Janice loved animals and would always take them into her home. She also enjoyed reading. Janice was a member of Indianola Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by: her parents, John and Gladys Smith; and four brothers, Marion Thomas “Popcorn” Smith, John Breland Smith, Joseph Eugene Smith and George Robert Smith.

Janice is survived by: two brothers, Billy Joe Smith of Indianola and William Curtis Smith and his wife, Joyce, of Shaw; two sisters, Alma Laverne Griffin of Colorado and Betty Delores Nelson and her husband, Steve, of Gulfport; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held Monday, April 13, at Indianola City Cemetery.

Burton Funeral Home of Indianola was entrusted with arrangements.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting

A public memorial service will be held at a later date. Burton Funeral Home will make an announcement once the date and time have been set.


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