IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF DEKALB COUNTY, TENNESSEE STATE OF TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN’S SERVICES, PETITIONER vs. ASIA LEIGH STEWART SMITH, Mother NO. 2017-CV-1 TONY CHRISTOPHER DALE SMITH, Father BARBARA STEWART, Permanent Guardian BILLY STEWART, Permanent Guardian RESPONDENTS IN THE MATTER OF: Serenity Kristen Faith Smith, DOB 10-31-2013 Child Under Eighteen (18) Years of Age ORDER FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION It appearing to the Court from the allegations of the Petition for Termination of Parental Rights, Motion for Service by Publication and the Affidavit of Diligent Search that the whereabouts of the Respondent, TONY CHRISTOPHER DALE SMITH, are unknown and cannot be ascertained by diligent search, therefore, the ordinary process of law cannot be served upon them. It is, therefore, ORDERED that said Respondent be served by publication of the following notice for four (4) consecutive weeks in a newspaper published in Macon County, Tennessee. It is further ORDERED that if the Respondent, TONY CHRISTOPHER DALE SMITH, does not enter an appearance or otherwise Answer the Petition, further personal service or service by further publication shall be dispensed with and service of any future notices, motions, orders or other legal documents in this matter may be made upon the Respondent by filing same with the Circuit Court Clerk of DeKalb County, Tennessee. NOTICE TONY CHRISTOPHER DALE SMITH The State of Tennessee,Department of Children’s Services, has filed a Petition against you seeking to terminate forever your parental rights to your child. It appears that ordinary process of law cannot be served upon you because your whereabouts are unknown.