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Deveta C. Smith, 90

Posted on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 3:47 pm

Deveta C. Smith

Deveta C. Smith

Smith, Deveta C., of Winchester, passed this life on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 at her residence at the age of 90. Mrs. Smith was born in Madison County, Ala., to the late Albert Sherman and Lucille Yarbrough Church and was a member of Turkey Creek United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Smith is preceded in death by her husband, George S. ‘Dick’ Smith; one daughter, Rita Stewart; and one brother, J.C. Church. She is survived by two daughters, Sheila Holden and her husband Scott of Winchester, and Tonita Davis and her husband John of Tullahoma; seven grandchildren, Richard Davis, Bryan Davis and his fiancé Debbie, J.C. Davis and his wife Monna, Shawn Stewart and his wife Andrea, Stacy Stewart, Bleu Holden and Bart Holden; seven great-grandchildren, Brandi Evans, Jedediah Davis, Millie Davis, Miriam Davis, Reece Stewart, Kole Stewart and Macy Stewart; and two great-great-grandchildren, Xavier Elliot and Aaliyah Elliot. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, Jan. 31 at 1 p.m. in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Fields officiating. Burial followed at Marble Plains Cemetery in Franklin County. Grandsons served as Pallbearers and Honorary Pallbearers were the Byrom children. For those who wish, donations may be made to Hospice Compassus at Hospice of the Highland Rim Foundation, Inc., 110 East Lauderdale Street, Tullahoma, Tennessee 37388, or to Turkey Creek United Methodist Church at 7369 Chestnut Ridge Road, Winchester, Tennessee 37398. Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.