Funeral   services   for   Mrs.  Mary  Emily  Smith,  79,   of
Smyrna, Tennessee, will be held at 1 P.M. on Monday, January
15, 2007,  at  Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home   in
Gainesboro,  TN.   Burial  will  follow in the Hensley Cemetery in
the Freewill community of Jackson County.

The family will receive  friends  on  Sunday  from  1 – 9 P.M.,
and on Monday from 11 A.M. until time of services.

Mrs. Smith passed away on  Friday,  January  12, 2007,  at
Stonecrest Medical Center in Smyrna, TN. She was married to
the late
Campbell Edward Smith.
 
She was born April 11, 1927, in Jackson County, TN,  to  the
late
Herbert Lee (Herby)  and   Lillie Ann Wheeler Stafford.
She was a cabinet shop worker, and a member of the Church of
Christ.

In addition to her husband and parents,  she  was  preceded in  
death  by  
2  Daughters:  Linda Louise Parker and Barbara
Ann Smith;   
2 Sisters: Lucille Wilson and Jetta Garrison; and 1
Daughter-in-Law:
Sherry Smith.

Survivors   include   
6  Sons:   James Smith and Alvin Smith,
both  of  Nashville,  TN;   William (Dena) Smith of Goodlettsville,
TN; Charles Smith of Portland, TN; Roy (Susie) Smith, and Jack
(Beverly) Smith, all of Smyrna, TN;
1 Daughter: Wanda (Terry)
Burchett   of   Murfreesboro,   TN;   
3   Brothers:   Johnny Ray
Stafford  and  David Stafford,   both   of   Gainesboro,  TN; and
Vestle  Stafford   of   Carthage,  TN;   and   
1   Sister:  Jammie
Hammons of Gainesboro, TN.
9 Grandchildren and 9 Great –
Grandchildren
also survive.

Dr. James L. Ryan will officiate at the services.
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