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Dr. O.K. Smith Jr.

Dr. O.K. Smith Jr., age 79, died Saturday, March 23, 2019, at his residence. Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in Martin with Rev. Sky McCracken officiating with Murphy Funeral Home of Martin in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. at the church until funeral time. He was a physician and a Methodist. Dr. Smith is survived by his wife, Renee Flood Smith of Martin; his daughters, Stephanie (Kim) Smith of Nashville, Stacey (Tim) Nash of Atlanta and Brittany (Josh) Fortner of Martin; his sons, O.K. (Michelle) Smith III of Greenville, South Carolina, Dr. Leland (Ginger) Smith of Knoxville, and Ashton (Carrie) Smith of Nashville; sister, Mary Evelyn Reese of Gallatin; grandchildren, Lindsey (Paul) VanderHeiden, Emily Smith, Sam Nash, Blake Nash, Nolan Smith, Sally Smith, Ruby Smith, Stiles Moore Smith, McKinley Fortner, Allie Fortner and Piper Fortner; He was preceded in death by his wife, Gina Moore Smith;  parents, O.K. Smith Sr. and Lady Ruth Herndon Smith; sister, Rose Marie Smith; and grandson, Hudson Fortner. Online tributes may be left at

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  1. Claudia R Watts on July 22, 2019 at 10:25 am

    My heart and thoughts are with the family. So sorry to hear of Dr. Smith’s passing.

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