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Marie Smith

Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Zion United Methodist Church near Union City. The Revs. Judd Mowery and Rev. Hugh Barksdale will officiate. Entombment will follow in East View Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at Mount Zion United Methodist Church from 1 a.m. until the hour of services Tuesday.
Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Frank Brown, Glen Heatherly, Gary Hamilton, Tim Partin, Bobby Berner and Derek Stanley. Honorary pallbearers will be Lewis and Shirley Byassee, Ferrell and Sue Nipp, James and Charlotte Smith, Robert and Jenny Bagwell, Bobby Baker, Buddy Roberts, Katherine Roberts, Gary Lewis, Kevin Lewis and Lupita Berner.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 5576 Mount Zion Road, Union City, TN 38261; or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Mrs. Smith was born Oct. 8, 1925, in Hornbeak, daughter of the late Lonnie and Florence (Boone) Gray. She married Leslie “Bobby” Smith July 22, 1950. He preceded her in death Oct. 28, 2003. Ms. Marie had engaged in farming with her late husband, had been employed as a teller at Farmers Exchange Bank and had been a customer service representative at the former Sears & Roebuck in Union City. She was a member of Mount Zion United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Debbie Tarkington and Royce Stanley of Union City; two grandchildren, Chris and Kim Bailey of Troy and Mark Tarkington and Traci McIntosh of Union City; three great-grandchildren, Chance Bailey, Megan Bailey and Colton Bailey, all of Troy; and her long- time special care giver, Laura Blakely of Rives.
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