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Jewell Smith

Jewell Smith

Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2011 2:48 pm

The Messenger, September 29, 2011

Completed arrangements are being announced for Jewell Christine Smith, 80, of Union City, who died 5:10 p.m. Sept. 27, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
Services will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home, with the Revs. Jerry Grimsley,  Eddie Powell,  David Aton and Chris Aton officiating. Burial will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Thomas Watts, Jeff Watts, Jason Watts, Jacob Watts, Luke Watts and Damian Aton.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. today.
Mrs. Smith was born Sept. 30, 1930, in Hussburg, daughter of the late Elige Porch and Elsie Lillian (Wolverton) Watts. She married Ruben Smith April 29, 1950. He died April 4, 1994. Mrs. Smith was a member of First United Pentecostal Church in Union City, where she was the last surviving charter member. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Cathy and Eddie Powell of Troy and Teresa and Charles Ring of Fulton; two brothers, Frank Watts of Fulton  and Kenneth Watts of South Fulton; four grandchildren, Kylie Lyon and Chris Aton, both of Troy, Charla Ring of Fulton and David Aton of Bells; and five great-grandchildren, Damian Aton, Phillip Aton and Audrie Lyon, all of Troy, and Kyle Aton and Jorah Aton, both of Bells.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Deborah Smith.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at

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