Stillwater News Press


December 25, 2012

Jett Corbin Smith

Jett Corbin Smith, 7, of Lucien, Okla., ran into the arms of Jesus on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Jett was born April 29, 2005, in Stillwater to Christe and Joe Smith Jr.

Jett was a student in the second-grade class at Covington-Douglas Schools. Jett participated in all youth sports. He attended the Oklahoma State University Basketball Camp where he won the “Hot Shot Award.” Jett was the pitcher on the championship T-ball team. He was the safety on the Covington-Douglas PeeWee football team. He participated in the basketball program at the Perry YMCA, where he averaged 20 points a game. The highlight of the game for Jett was to shoot the “buzzer beater.”

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, December 27, 2012, at the Harvey Theilen Memorial Gymnasium in Covington. Rev. Tommy Donaldson will officiate.  Interment will be in Covington Cemetery.  Services are under the direction of Brown-Dugger Funeral Home, Perry.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Covington-Douglas Elementary School in care of Brown-Dugger Funeral Home, 1010 N. 7th Street, Perry, OK 73077.

Jett is survived by his parents, Christe and Joe Smith Jr., his brothers, Cole and Houston all of Lucien, Okla.; maternal grandparents, Cindy and John Jones of Covington, Okla.; paternal grandparents Susan and Joe Smith Sr. of Covington, Okla.; maternal great-grandparent, Barbara Holt of Garber, Okla.; paternal great-grandparents Trudy and Lloyd Gragert of Douglas, Okla.; aunts and uncles, Jeni and Matt Wright of Prague, Okla., Machelle and Kevin Smith of Covington, Okla., and Jeremy Jones of Phoenix, Ariz.; cousins, Cade and Caya Wright of Prague, Okla., Gabe, Gracyn, and Gibson Smith all of Covington, Okla.; also numerous great aunts, great uncles, and cousins.

Waiting to greet Jett in heaven are his maternal great-grandparents, Doris and Houston Jones; maternal great-grandfather, Paul Holt; paternal great-grandparents, Mavis and Eldon Smith.

Online condolences can be sent to the family using the online guestbook at www.

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