Funeral   services   for   Mrs.  Norma  Jean  Smith,  79,  of
Hilham,   Tennessee,  will  be  held   at   1  P.M.   on   Saturday,
November  28, 2009, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home  in  Gainesboro,  TN. Burial  will  follow  in  the  New Hope
Cemetery in the New Hope community of Jackson County, TN.

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

Mrs. Smith passed away on Thursday,  November  26, 2009, at
Mabry Health Care Center in Gainesboro, TN.
  
She was born December 16, 1929,  in  Overton  County, TN, to  
the  late  
James  Elmer  and  Annie  Dale  Thompson. On
February  1,  1947,  she  was  married  to  the  late  
Howard G.
Smith
,   who   passed   away   November  8, 1999.  She  was  a
homemaker, and a retired cook.

In addition to her husband and parents,  she  was  preceded in
death by
1 Son: Gerald Smith; 3 Sisters: Bessie Smith, Mary
Lou Kattong, and Veachel Stringfellow;
 3  Brothers: Freeman,
Sherman and Clifton Thompson.

Survivors  include
  4   Sons: Roger Smith of Cookeville, TN;
and  Phillip,  Waymond,   and   Alan Smith,  all  of  Hilham, TN;
1
Daughter:  
Ellen (Ralph) Bilbrey   of   Hilham,  TN;   4  Sisters:
Zilpah Barlow   of   Cookeville,  TN,   Ruby  (Eugene)  Smith   of
Rickman, TN,  Villa (Billy) Maxwell of Hilham,  TN,  and  Marcella
(Robert) Lancaster of Livingston, TN;  
10  Grandchildren; and
11 Great-Grandchildren.

Bro. Phillip Morgan will officiate at the services.
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