Feb. 4, 1930—Sept. 26, 2012
Harold Raymond "Preacher" Smith, 82, of Crossville, passed away Sept. 26, 2012, at Cumberland House in Crossville. Funeral services were held Sept. 30 at Rudder Funeral Home in Stevenson, AL, officiated by the Rev. David Smith and the Rev. Michael Gass. Interment and military honors will be in the Cumberland View Cemetery in Kimball, TN.
Harold was the son of the late Horace and Minnie Osbourne Smith, born Feb. 4, 1930, in Chattanooga, TN, and he grew up in Bridgeport, AL. He was a U.S. Navy Korean War veteran. "Preacher" had worked as a window and door installer on new construction.
Survivors include his sweetheart, De Ett O. Allen; children, Carl Raymond Smith, Terrie Smith Aichele, Richard David Smith, and Windell Taylor Smith; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and siblings, Judy Gass, Carolyn Tanner and Gurney Smith.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Vivian Mashburn, Roland Smith, Paul Smith and Betty Sparks.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Harold R. "Preacher" Smith to Cumberland House Hospice of Crossville or the American Cancer Society.
Rudder Funeral Home, www.rudderfuneralhomes.com, was in charge of arrangements.
Feb. 4, 1930—Sept. 26, 2012
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Helen Dellene (Lewis) Meadows, 83, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 30, 2013, at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home Dec. 4, with Bro. Ralph Reagan officiating. Interment was in Clifty Cemetery.
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Carolyn O. Dyer, 62, of Brentwood, Tennessee, passed away Nov. 30, 2013.
Robert Thomas Thurman, 89, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 30, 2013.
Barbara J. Polson, 66, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 30, 2013. Graveside services were held Dec. 3 at Woody Cemetery. Bro. Noel Turner officiated.
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