We are sad to announce the sudden passing of Jean Smith of Falls Church VA. Jean was born May 6th, 1935, and passed on July 17th, 2018, aged 83 years. Valedictorian of her high school class, Jean later achieved a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from George Mason University. Jean was a lifelong animal lover. In addition to keeping dogs for all of her adult life, Jean was a member of Fairfax’s chapter of The Humane Society of the United States.
Jean is survived by her daughters, Gina Keating and Kathy Cox, and by her grandchildren Robert, Kelly, David, and Jonathan. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Smith, and by her daughter Beth Keathley.
Reflecting Jean’s love of animals, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the Humane Society of Fairfax County can be made by using the following link: https://hsfc.org/support/donations/
Interment will be at Culpeper National Cemetery, 305 U.S. Avenue, Culpeper, VA 22701, 540-825-0027, where she will join her late husband, Robert D. Smith. Date and time to be determined.