Obituary: Sammie Alexander Smith
Sammie Alexander Smith, age 76 of Franklin, Tenn. went to be with the Lord on Oct. 20, 2013.
Sammie dedicated her life to God, family and her church. She was a graduate of Carson Newman College and a long-time member of Gideons International. She spent her days working at Lipscomb Elementary, serving as church librarian, caring for family and friends, sewing and cooking, and in her later years, traveling with her husband. Like her mother before her, she was a godly influence on almost everyone she met.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Minerva Alexander. She is survived by her devoted husband of 54 years, N. Reed Smith; sister, Anita (Herman) Caldwell; children, Beth (Marty) Taggart, David (Nancy) Smith and Mark (Andrea) Smith; grandchildren, Callie Smith, Alex Taggart, Noah Taggart, Nathan Smith, Samantha Taggart, Reuben Smith and Abby Smith.
A celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 at ClearView Baptist Church in Franklin.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to ClearView Baptist Church library or Gideons International. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church. Williamson Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 3009 Columbia Ave. 615-794-2289, www.williamsonmemorial.com.
Arrangements are by Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin, Tenn. 10/24/13, Williamson Herald
Posted on: 10/22/2013