James "Jim" Lee Smith
April 13, 2008 - September 26, 2008
BYRDSTOWN--James “Jim” Lee Smith, 68, 1172 Jones Chapel Rd., Byrdstown, passed away Sept. 26, 2008 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a farmer and a retired employee with Pickett County Highway Department.
He was born April 13, 1940 in Detroit, Mi., the son of Paul George Smith and Wilma Arcie (Dilbeck) Smith. He lived most of his life in Pickett County and was a member of the Jones Chapel Baptist Church which is now known as Wolf River United Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Gene Paul Smith, and grandchild, Justin Lee Smith.
Surviving relatives include wife, Alma Katherine (Sells) Smith, Byrdstown; sons, Timothy J. Smith and wife, Julia, Cumming, Ga.; Michael L. Smith and wife Shirley A., Byrdstown; three grandchildren, Sara Michelle Smith, Largo, Fl., Heather (Nikki) Smith, Cookeville; Josh-ua Lane Smith, Byrdstown; two great grandchildren, Devin Lee Smith-Corner, Nina Elizabeth Smith-Corner, Largo, Fl.; other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Sept. 29, at 10 a.m. from Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Ricky Cross officiating. Burial was at Lovelady-Sims Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Ed Walker, Willie Huddleston, Beecher Smith, Sonny and Bud Anderson, and Robert Mitchell. Special care was provided by Brown Funeral Chapel, Byrdstown.
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