Funeral  services  for  Mrs.  Velma  R.  Smith,  88,   of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Wednesday,
April 18, 2012, at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in the Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery i n  the
Stone community of Jackson County, TN.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 1 P.M. until 9
P.M. and on Wednesday from 10 A.M. until time of services.

She  passed  away  on  Monday,  April  16,  2012,  at  the
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
   
She was born February 20, 1924, in Jackson County, TN, to
the   late   
John   Parish   Richardson   and   Buina   Hamlet
Richardson
.   She  was  married  to  the late George Morgan
Smith
.  She was a homemaker, and a member of the Church of
Christ.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by
1 Son: Johnny Benton Smith; 2 Daughters: Willie
Pearl  Smith  and  Glady  Jones;  
1 Grandson: Ronnie Wilson
Hicks,  Jr.;  
2  Brothers:  Robert  Odell  Richardson  and  Joel
Richardson; and
1 Sister: Willie Scantland.

Survivors  include  
5  Daughters:  Rose Keith of Cookeville,
TN;  Anna  (Andy)  Scott  of  Gainesboro,  TN;   Jo   Boles   of
Gainesboro, TN; Georgia Bartlett of Cookeville, TN; and Mattie
Lou Norris  of  Detroit, MI;  
2  Brothers:  Dalton Lee   (Janie)
Richardson of Gainesboro, TN; Ben Richardson of Gainesboro,
TN;  and  
2  Sisters:  Doris  Chaffin   Richardson  and Dorothy
Tubbs,  both  of  Gainesboro,   TN.
  14  Grandchildren,   19
Great-Grandchildren,
and 2 Great Great-Grandchildren
also survive.

 Bro. Danny Scott will officiate at the services.
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