Funeral services announced for Broken Bow Marine, Jordan Smith

USMC release details in Smith's death
Published: Jun. 26, 2018 at 5:21 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 27, 2018 at 11:29 AM CDT
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Source: Janetta Dodson E White
Source: Janetta Dodson E White
Source: Janetta Dodson E White
Source: Janetta Dodson E White
Source: Janetta Dodson E White
Source: Janetta Dodson E White

BROKEN BOW, OK (KSLA) - Funeral services for a 19-year-old Broken Bow Marine will be held this week in Oklahoma.

PFC Jordan Alexander Smith died on June 17 in a traffic crash, at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, according to NCIS officials. Mo foul play is suspected.

He joined the USMC in the summer of 2017 and was still in training.

KSLA News 12 has been in contact with officials from Camp Lejeune to learn more about the details surrounding his death. Below is a statement provided by USMC Training Command Captain Joshua J. Pena:

An incident resulting in the death of Private First Class Jordan A. Smith occurred aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (on) June  17, 2018.

Smith was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident is currently under investigation by NCIS.

Smith was assigned to Marine Corps Engineer School aboard Camp Lejeune following his completion of recruit training.

He enlisted in the Marine Corps August 7, 2017 and his awards include the National Defense Service Medal.

The command is in contact with the family and providing support during this difficult time.

"My son was so proud to be in the Marines," said his mother, Janetta Dodson E. White.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 26 at the Brumley Funeral Home Chapel in Broken Bow, Oklahoma.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 at the Broken Bow High School Auditorium. Inurnment will take place at 9:15 a.m. Friday, June 29 at the DFW National Cemetery in Dallas, Texas.

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