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Billy Smith
Billy Smith






Billy Smith age 77 of Dowelltown passed away Thursday, March 2, 2017 at his residence. 


He was born January 24, 1940 to his parents, the late Lloyd Brown and Nancy Parlee Braswell Smith. 


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Charlotte Davis; great-grandson, Dallas Davenport; brother, Jimmy Smith; niece, Penny Wilson. 


Mr. Bill was of the Baptist faith and was retired from the City of Smithville.  Survivors include his wife, Frances Smith of Dowelltown; 7 children, Randy Smith of Woodbury, Tina Knowles of McMinnville, Henry "H.L." Smith of Dowelltown, Angela (Troy) Bain of Smithville, Danny Ponder of Nashville, Gary and Jeff Ponder both of Smithville; 14 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. 


Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 5, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Bro. Michael Hale officiated with burial following in Blues Hill Cemetery. 


In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel, to help with funeral expenses.




DeKalb Funeral Chapel, Smithville, TN was in charge of the arrangements.






Smithville, TN


March 8, 2017