Vernon Urie Smith

Vernon Urie Smith

Posted: Friday, August 20, 2010 2:35 pm

Bro. Vernon Urie Smith, 65, of Dresden, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010 at Western Baptist Hospital, Paducah, Ky.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Bowlin Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Wayne Perkins officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery, Dresden
Brandon Richards, Zack Turnbow, Tony Gallimore, David Gallimore, Mark Gallimore and Jerry Gallimore will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be fellow ministers of the area.
Smith was born March 30, 1945, son of the late John Urie and Lorean Hendricks Smith. He was the pastor of Liberty Baptist Church for 21 years, was retired from the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Union City and a proud supporter of St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Barbara Jean Gallimore Smith of Dresden; two daughters and sons-in-law, Veronica and Kenny Turnbow of Martin, Regina and Doug Richards of Dresden; one sister, Joyce Doran of Mayfield, Ky.; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Gary and Debbie Smith, and John Smith, all of Mayfield; six grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; three adopted grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.
Web site: www.bowlinfuneralhome.com
wcp 8-19-10

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