Funeral  services  for  Mrs.  Lois  Smith  Chaffin, age 78 a
resident  of  Gainesboro,  TN,  will  be held Saturday, March 29,
2008,  at  2  P.M.  at  Anderson  –  Upper  Cumberland  Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN.   Burial  will  follow  in  the Rob Draper
Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County.

The  family  will  receive  friends  on  Thursday from 5 P.M. – 9
P.M., Friday from 2 P.M. – 9 P.M.,  and  on  Saturday  from 11
A.M. until time of services.

Mrs. Chaffin passed away on Wednesday,  March  26, 2008, at
her residence.
 
She  was  born  May  27,  1929,  in  Jackson  County,  TN, to
the  late  
Morgan  and  Nannie Phillips Murphy. On June 28,
2002, she was married to
Thurrel Chaffin, who survives.

She  was  a  retired  insurance  agent with United Family Life
Ins. Co.  and  former co-owner of Anderson Funeral Home. Mrs.
Chaffin was a member of the Zion Church of Christ who loved to
serve  others  through  photography,  cooking,  and the work of
the church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her
husband:  Hobert Smith,  whom  she  married June 23, 1950; 1
Son:
Dan Smith;  1  Great – Granddaughter:  Mollie   Danielle
Smith;   
4    Brothers:   Thurlow,  Willard,  Austin,   and   Lester
Murphy; and
2 Sisters: Thelma Swan and Ruth Pennington.

Survivors    include    her    
Husband:   Thurrel   Chaffin   of
Gainesboro, TN;    
2    Sons:    Mike  and  Dot Smith of the Zion
community of Jackson County, TN; Tim Smith of Cookeville, TN;
and Sandi Smith of Cookeville, TN;   
2   Daughters:  Anita  and
Ben Underwood  of the Union Hill community of Jackson County,
TN;  and  Tammy  and  Terry Maberry  of the Zion community of
Jackson  County,  TN;   
Former Daughter-in-Law: Leah Smith
Templeton;
3    Step-Sons:   Cliff, Mark, and Barry Chaffin;   14
Grandchildren:
  Jeremy Smith,   Justin Smith, Jonathan Smith,
Andrea   Beaty,    Anna   Smith,    Joseph   Underwood,     Jared
Underwood,   Julie Wilken,   Jana Underwood,  Alexandra Smith,
Zachariah Smith,   Blake Maberry,    Hope Maberry,  and  Austin
Maberry;
15 Great-Grandchildren;   7  Step-Grandchildren;
and   
4   Sisters:   Mary Strang of Hilham, TN; Zanda Gentry  of
Cookeville, TN;   Georgia   Ouellette  of  Detroit,  MI;  and  Betty
Ragland of Gainesboro, TN.

Bro. Ted Gaw    and    Bro. Don Chaffin  will  officiate  at  the
services.

Memorial   contributions   may   be   made   to  the American
Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge or the Zion Children’s Library  by
contacting Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
© 2008 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home