Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Obituaries

January 31, 2012

Hazel Smith

CROSSVILLE — Hazel Smith, 86, of Grandview, passed away Jan. 27, 2012, at Rhea Medical Center in Dayton. Funeral services were held Jan. 29 with Bro. Donnie Humphrey and Bro. Jim Schaffer officiating. Burial followed in Reed Cemetery in Alloway.

She was born Feb. 16, 1925, in Crossville, the daughter of the late Oscar Thompson Sr. and Parthenia (Cox) Thompson. She was the wife of the late Roy Smith.

Hazel loved to cook for her church family and enjoyed working on her beautiful quilts.

She is survived by two sons, James Smith of Meridan, and Ricky Smith of Evansville; daughters, Christine Durham, Mildred Vineyard and Peggy Hassler, all of Spring City; brothers, Gene, James and Franklin Thompson, also all of Spring City; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Georgia Ester Smith; brothers, Ray Thompson, Oscar Thompson Jr. and Kermit Thomspon; and sister, Rhoda Turner.

Serving as pallbearers were Scottie Smith, Joseph Durham, Leonard Durham, Ronnie Phipps and Tony Phipps.

Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.

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