Jean Ann Smith, age 82, of St. Joseph, Mo., formerly of Hamburg, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph.
She resided at the Carriage Square Assisted Living in St. Joseph since the spring of 2016.
Jean Ann was born on Aug. 20, 1936, in Jameson, Mo.; the daughter of Munsey K. and Ida (Worley) Johnson.  
She grew up and attended school in Jameson, graduating from Jameson High School with the class of 1954.
After high school, Jean worked at a dress shop in St. Joseph.
On Aug. 26, 1956, she was united in marriage to Dannie M. Smith in Jameson.  
After Dannie’s military discharge, the couple moved to Hamburg, where Dannie taught school for numerous years.
On April 6, 1961, Jean and Dannie were blessed with a son, Rodney K. Smith.
Jean was a devoted wife and mother and will be deeply missed by her son Rodney.  
She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Hamburg and taught Sunday School
for many years at the church.
She was preceded in death by her husband Dannie on Dec. 28, 2015, a brother Robert L. Johnson and a sister Betty Jane Fletcher as well as her parents.
Jean Ann is survived by her son Rodney Smith of St. Joseph, sister-in-law Geneva Johnson of Jameson, nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
A Funeral Service was to be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, at the United Methodist Church in Hamburg with Pastor Luke Fillmore officiating.  Burial was to follow at the Hamburg Cemetery in Hamburg.
Memorials may be directed to the United Methodist Church in Hamburg or the Hamburg Economic Development Community Fund.
Condolences may be left at
Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg is in charge of arrangements.