Funeral services for Mrs. Doyce Z. Hawkins Smith,  87, of
the Dodson Branch community of Jackson County,  Tennessee,
will be held at 11 A.M. on Wednesday,  September  23, 2009, at
Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home   in   
Gainesboro, TN.  Burial  will  follow  in  the  Dodson Branch
Cemetery  in  the Dodson Branch community of Jackson
County, TN.

The family will  receive  friends  on  Tuesday  from  4  P.M. – 9
P.M., and Wednesday from 8 A.M. until time of services.

Mrs. Smith passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2009, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
   
She  was  born  November 15, 1921, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late
Dillard and Lillie Gentry Hawkins.  On October 31,
1945, she was married to the late
Herman Cordell Smith, who
passed away  January  13, 1963.  She  was  a  retired  cafeteria
worker at Dodson Branch Elementary School, and a member  of
the Zion Church of Christ.

In addition to her husband and parents,  she  was  preceded in
death by
2 Sisters: Daffo Hawkins West and Agnes Hogg.

Survivors  include  
4  Sons:  Jimmy (Annette) Smith, Richard
(Wanda) Smith, Eddie (Sheila) Smith, and  Terrill (Lisa) Malone,
all  of  Cookeville, TN;   
2   Daughters:   Linda (Buddy) Gaw  of
Cookeville,  TN,   and     Shirley   Jordan    of   Dayton,   Ohio;
8
Grandchildren:
Matt Smith, Jason Smith, Lisa Smith Slaughter,
Donna Ford,  Kimberly Johnson,   Alison Wilber,   Katie Malone,
and   Jamie Moody;  
4 Great-Grandchildren: Ciera Slaughter,
Alexa Slaughter,   Jasi Lee Marie Smith,   and   Cory  Moody;   
4
Brothers:   
Kinner (Norma) Hawkins   of   Cookeville,  TN,   J.V.
(Betty) Hawkins of Oak Ridge, TN, Bill Fred Hawkins of Georgia,
and Ronel (Janice) Hawkins of Texas;   and   
2  Sisters:  Navoy
Cassetty of Gainesboro, TN, and Harriette Coffer of Oak Ridge,
TN.

Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. John Anderson will officiate at
the services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the  Zion  Church  of
Christ by contacting the funeral home.
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