Macon County Chronicle

James Lee Smith, age 87

James Lee Smith, age 87, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2009 at Cumberland River Hospital.

James Lee Smith, age 87, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2009 at Cumberland River Hospital. James Smith was born March 7, 1922 in Celina, Tennessee to the late Joe Alexander and Thena Adeline Smith.  He was a truck driver for City of Celina and a member of the Celina Church of Christ.                James Lee Smith was preceded in death by his son, Billy ray Smith, and grandson, Danny Ray Smith. He is survived by his wife, Mable Christine Smith of Celina, sons and daughter-in-laws, James M. Smith of Cookeville,Wayne and Reba Smith of Moss, Eddie and Darlene Smith of Lebanon, Phillip and Diana of Celina, Thomas Smith of Celina and Bobby Smith of Celina, brothers, Gene Smith of Celina and Fred Smith of Beech Grove, Indiana, Sisters, Marie Groce, Betty Sue Scott and Eva Nell Allen all of Celina, 15 grandchildren, and 27 great grandchildren.
Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 in the chapel of Upton Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Threet officiating. The interment was in the Fitzgerald Cemetery. The pallbearers were Jacob Cunningham, Tony Smith, Josh Smith, Jason Smith, Steven Smith, Phillip Smith and William Smith.