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
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.
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