Jessie Faye Smyly1,2

F, #9293, b. 12 February 1921, d. 12 October 2005
2nd cousin of Joseph Wayne Peery
     Jessie Faye Smyly was born on 12 February 1921 at Buna, Jasper County, Texas.2,1 She was the daughter of Jesse Lee Smyly and Jessie Emily Whithers.1,2 She married J. L. Townsend circa 1941.2 She became a widow upon the death of her husband, J. L. Townsend, on 24 September 1983 at Jefferson County, Texas.3,4 She died from cancer on 12 October 2005 at age 84 years and 8 months.2,5 She was buried at Resthaven Cemetery, Silsbee, Hardin County, Texas.5

Family: Jessie Faye Smyly and J. L. Townsend


  1. [S1323] Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932, online, Name:     Jessie Faye Smyly
    Birth Date:     12 Feb 1921
    Birth Place:     Buna, Jasper, Texas, USA.
  2. [S1422] Death Records, U. S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, Name:     Jessie Faye Smyly
    [Jessie Fay Townsend]
    [Faye Townsend]
    [Fay Townsend]
    SSN:     464181801
    Gender:     Female
    Race:     White
    Birth Date:     12 Feb 1921
    Birth Place:     Buna, Texas
    [Buna Jasper, Texas]
    Father Name:     Jessie L Smyly
    Mother Name:     Jessie E Withers
    Death Date:     12 Oct 2005
    Type of Claim:     Original SSN.
    Notes:     Dec 1938: Name listed as JESSIE FAYE SMYLY; May 1963: Name listed as JESSIE FAY TOWNSEND; May 1968: Name listed as FAYE SMY TOWNSEND; 30 Mar 1992: Name listed as FAY S TOWNSEND; 22 Oct 2005: Name listed as FAYE S TOWNSEND.
  3. [S391] Texas Death Index, online, Name:     J Townsend
    Death Date:     24 Sep 1983
    Death County:     Jefferson
    Gender:     Male.
  4. [S806] Find A Grave, online, Memorial# 43496845 - J. L. Townsend.
  5. [S806] Find A Grave, online, Memorial# 43496591 - Faye Smyly Townsend.