Jayne Wesley Smith Squires, 63, of Greensburg, Kentucky, daughter of the late Rufus B. Smith and Mattie Horne Smith, died Friday, Sept. 21 at her home in Green County.
She was born in Hazard on October 2, 1948. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Summershade United Methodist Church where she was treasurer from 1976 until 2012. She had also served for the last eight years as the Kentucky Conference Director of Lay Speaking Ministries, as well as acting as co-chair for the Kentucky Conference Board of Lay Ministry. She was active in and held district office in United Methodist Women and was active in the Campbellsville Emmaus Community. She was a retired school teacher for the Green County Board of Education where she worked for 27 years and was a member of the Retired Teachers Association.
She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Billy Lucian Squires, having united in marriage on May 15, 1971.
Other survivors include a son and daughter-in-law: Lucian Wade and Susan Squires of Greensburg; a daughter and son-in-law: Melinda Jayne Squires Senters and Charles Senters of Somerset; grandchildren: Calen Lucian Squires, Madison “Madi” Elder Squires both of Greensburg, Samuel Clay Senters, and Alexander Reid Senters both of Somerset; two brothers and sisters-in-law: Ronnie and Jenny Smith, and Jon Bruce and Karen Smith all of Hazard; a brother-in-law & sister-in-law: Joe Tommy and Barbara Hodges of Greensburg; three nieces; two nephews; and a host of other relatives and many friends.
Mrs. Squires was also preceded in death by a son: Jason Smith.
Funeral services were be conducted Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home with burial following in the Summershade Cemetery.
Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home of Greensburg was in charge of arrangements.