Jalisa Shanee Lavee Smith, 29 years, 11 months and 13 days of age, of Louisville died Thursday, January 25, 2018, in Louisville.
Jalisa was born on February 12, 1988 in Louisville the daughter of Jaron S. Teague and Rechel Smith-Calvillo, both of Louisville. She was a former student of the University of Louisville, loved shopping, cooking and especially taking care of her boys. She was a very friendly lady with a very outgoing personality which shined with her love of organizing family gatherings. She had made a profession of faith in Christ several years ago and was a member of Pleasant Union Baptist Church.
Besides her parents, she is survived by two sons, Milo Helton and Silas Helton, her grandmothers, Barbara Turner and Helen Boyd and step-father, Miguel Sanchez all of Louisville. Also surviving are her aunts, Yolanda Garay, Louisville, Jarella Blake, Texas and Cathy Estes, Greenville; an uncle Junior Smith, Louisville; a great-aunt, Evelyn Turner and great-uncles, George Turner and Robert Turner and several cousins.
Funeral services for Jalisa Smith will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 30th at Pleasant Union Baptist Church with Rev. Michael Caldwell officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with bearers being, Junior Smith, Miguel Sanchez, Adrian Turner, Damon Forcelledo, Daniel Arellana and Cameron Turner.
The family requests visitation on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. prior to the funeral at the church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home, Campbellsville, KY.