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Velna Smith

Velna Smith

Posted: Tuesday, October 7, 2008 7:07 pm

 The Messenger. 10.06.08

Velna L. Smith, 90, of Hornbeak died Oct. 3, 2008, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.

Graveside services were Sunday at 1 p.m. at Obion Chapel Cemetery near Hornbeak,  with the Rev. Tom Parker officiating. 

Cryer Funeral Home in Obion was in charge of arrangements.

She was born March 16, 1918, in Hornbeak, daughter of the late Nicholas Elmer and Sara Rebecca (Neely) Jones. She had been employed by Olan Mills.

Survivors include her sister, Iva Jones Stow of Dresden; and 11 nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by six brothers, Jesse Jones, Nicholas Eddie Jones, Mack Jones, Adrian Jones, Code Jones and Dayton Jones; and two sisters, Mary Jones and Eunice Tanner.

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