Emma Jean Smith

September 27, 1933April 19, 2018

Emma Jean Smith, 84, of Port Arthur passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018, at Harbor Hospice of Beaumont. Emma was born September 27, 1933 in Bay Minette, Alabama to the late Alvin Jackson Jordan and Mary Ruth Stevens Jordan. Emma was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a member of the Eastern Star in Groves for 50 years and a member of Jade Avenue Baptist Church. Emma was a RN for St. Mary’s Hospital for 12 years and was a good person with a big heart. She always made sure everyone had something to eat and always made sure her family came first.

Emma was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Ivy Smith; daughter, Norma Jean Smith; brother, Kenneth Jordan and sister, Dora O’Brien. She is survived by her children, Monte Lynn Smith and his wife Stacey of Port Arthur, Phillip Bryant Smith of Nome, Alvin “Jack” Smith of Nederland and Alvis Norman Smith; brother, Curtis Jordan of California and sister, Sandra Elizabeth Edgerton of Houston. Emma also leaves behind 14 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild to cherish her memories.

A Memorial Service for Ms. Emma will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Jade Avenue Baptist Church; 6366 Jade Ave., Port Arthur, Texas.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, April 21, 2018

Emma Jean Smith

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Lindsey Laird

April 21, 2018

Nanny Smith was a very gentle woman. We will miss her dearly.

Stacey Smith

April 20, 2018

I love you like you are my own mother. I know in my heart that you are in Dads arms agian. Know that I'very got this and that I can make it all work. Love always