Funeral  services   for   Mr. William H. “Bill” Smith,  72,  of
Gainesboro,  Tennessee,  will be held at 2 P.M. on Wednesday,
July 9, 2008, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro,  TN.  Burial will follow in the John L. Clark Memorial
Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County.

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

Mr. Smith passed away on Sunday, July 6, 2008, at  Sumner
Regional Medical Center in Gallatin, TN.
  
He was born May 29, 1936, in Jackson County,  Tennessee,
to   the   late  
Tom  R.  Smith  and  Zaina  Barlow  Smith.   On
December   24,  1954,  he  was  married  to   
Ruth   Katherine
Smith
, who survives.

He  was a retired lumber yard foreman, and a member of the
White’s Bend Church of Christ.

In  addition  to  his  parents,  he was preceded in death by  
1
Infant Brother
.

Survivors   include   his   
Wife:    Ruth  Katherine  Smith    of
Gainesboro, TN;   
1   Son  and  Daughter-in-law: Charles and
Jeanette Smith of Gainesboro, TN;   
1   Grandson and fiancé:
Tracey Smith and Christa Akers and her daughter, Kyah Akers,
of Gainesboro, TN;
2 Brothers: Oral Smith of Gallatin, TN, and
Rick (Gena) Smith of Gallatin, TN;  
Special Sister-in-Law: Joy
Stewart of Gainesboro, TN;  and  
9  Sisters:  Katherine (Doug)
Thyberg of California, Annette Peters  of  Colorado,  Nan (Roy)
McConnell  of  Ridgetop,   TN,   Glenda Kizer  of  Ridgetop,  TN,
Shirley (Richard) Tuttle of Gallatin, TN,  Janice (Bill) Johnson  of
Gallatin, TN, Carol (Gary) Brooks of Bethpage, TN,  Irene  (J.H.)
Herndon of Gallatin, TN, and Bobbie Carter of Gallatin, TN.

Bro. Steve Edwards,   Bro. Roy McConnell,  Bro. Fred Smith,
and Bro. Beau Smith will officiate at the services.
© 2008 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home