DB Smith
April 11, 1931 -
October 31, 2014

Visitation

November 3, 2014
5 - 8 p.m.

Service 

November 4, 2014
2 p.m.

Interment

Obituary

Funeral services for Mr. DB Smith, age 83, of Fayetteville, will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Champ Cemetery. Mr. Smith passed away Friday evening in Huntsville Hospital.

Mr. Smith was a native of Lincoln County, the son of the late HC and Betty Taylor Smith. He worked at the Redstone Arsenal, where he started work as a temporary employee and worked until his retirement many years later. He was a member of the Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by his wife Anita Smith of Fayetteville, son Ken (Leslie King) Smith of Pulaski, VA, daughter Donna Belinda (Matthew Talbot) Smith of Nashville, TN, grandsons Lee Nicholas Smith and Nathan Boyd Smith, special family friend Gail Dempsey, and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his brothers Dillon Smith and HC Smith, Jr., and a sister Beulah Mae Smith Manley.

Visitation with the family will be Monday evening from 5 until 8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the University of Tennessee Athletic Department Scholarship Fund, The University of Tennessee Foundation, 600 Henley Street, Suite B022, Knoxville, TN 37996-4103 or the American Diabetic Association.

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7 Comments

  1. Linda Harrison

    My thoughts and prayers and with you. May God bless you and comfort you.

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  2. Linda Harrison

    All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry I was unable to attend the services. I am so thankful I got to see Mr. DB and Mrs. Anita a few weeks ago. May God bless and comfort you.

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  3. Flo Lewter

    Donna, I am so sorry for your loss. Lots of good memories of your Dad’s sweet smile! He and your mom always made our “group” feel so welcome in your home. Thoughts and prayes with you today and always, my dear friend. Love you! Flo

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  4. Stephanie Sharp

    I was so sad to hear of Mr. DB’s passing. I always enjoyed seeing him at the bank. He will be missed by so many!!

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  5. Carol Norman

    Donna and family:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. My heart breaks for you.

    I remember the slumber parties we had at your house growing up and how much fun we had.

    Peace be with you and your family during this difficult time.

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  6. Dennie & Betty Jo Massey

    Anita and family may gods blessings be with you in the loss of your love one .You are in our prayers . Dennie & Betty Jo

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  7. Jon and Christie Atkins

    Mrs. Smith, Donna, Ken, and family ~ So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Smith. He was always such a kind, fun-loving man. I have such wonderful memories of great times in your home as we grew up in Lincoln County. Thoughts and prayers will continue with you!

    With Love,
    Christie, Jon, Douglas and Leslie Atkins

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7 Comments

  1. Linda Harrison

    My thoughts and prayers and with you. May God bless you and comfort you.

    Reply
  2. Linda Harrison

    All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry I was unable to attend the services. I am so thankful I got to see Mr. DB and Mrs. Anita a few weeks ago. May God bless and comfort you.

    Reply
  3. Flo Lewter

    Donna, I am so sorry for your loss. Lots of good memories of your Dad’s sweet smile! He and your mom always made our “group” feel so welcome in your home. Thoughts and prayes with you today and always, my dear friend. Love you! Flo

    Reply
  4. Stephanie Sharp

    I was so sad to hear of Mr. DB’s passing. I always enjoyed seeing him at the bank. He will be missed by so many!!

    Reply
  5. Carol Norman

    Donna and family:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. My heart breaks for you.

    I remember the slumber parties we had at your house growing up and how much fun we had.

    Peace be with you and your family during this difficult time.

    Reply
  6. Dennie & Betty Jo Massey

    Anita and family may gods blessings be with you in the loss of your love one .You are in our prayers . Dennie & Betty Jo

    Reply
  7. Jon and Christie Atkins

    Mrs. Smith, Donna, Ken, and family ~ So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Smith. He was always such a kind, fun-loving man. I have such wonderful memories of great times in your home as we grew up in Lincoln County. Thoughts and prayers will continue with you!

    With Love,
    Christie, Jon, Douglas and Leslie Atkins

    Reply

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