Central Point, Ore. — Family, friends, and community members are invited to a public memorial to honor former Jackson County Sheriff and commissioner, Dennis C.W. Smith. Smith passed away in June, following a battle with Alzheimer’s.
On Monday, July 2nd, a Memorial Mass will be held at Shepherd of the Valley Catholic Church, Central Point at 10:30 a.m..
Following the Mass, at 1 p.m., there will be an honor guard and interment ceremony held at Eagle Point National Cemetery. A reception will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Eagle Creek Estate.
The family says everyone is invited to, “share memories, tall tales, fish stories, and classic C.W. jokes”. There will also be a live auction to benefit the Southern Oregon Alzheimer’s Association. The Smith family has also asked that donations be made to the Southern Oregon Alzheimer’s Association, in lieu of flowers.
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