Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2003-11-03

Jessica Marie Smith, a Samford University junior from Harvest, Ala., died as the result of an automobile accident Sunday, Nov. 2. She was a history major and a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.

The one-car accident occurred at about 10:45 p.m. on I-65, north of Greenville, Ala.

Funeral service was Thursday, Nov. 6, at Capshaw Baptist Church., with burial at Huntsville Memory Gardens.

A memorial service will be held at Samford Tuesday (NOV. 11) at 8 p.m. in Reid Chapel.

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About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.