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Joan Edna Dudney Smartt, 91
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Naperville, IL resident and Java, Indonesia native Joan Edna Dudney Smartt, 91, was born May 19, 1928 and died May 10 at St. Patrick’s Residence in Naperville, IL.

A retired teacher and speech pathologist with the Coffee County School System and a member of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville, she was the daughter of the late George Edward and Edna Agnes Horne Dudney. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Robert White Smartt Jr.

She is survived by daughter Elizabeth Smartt of Elmhurst, IL, son William C. Smartt (Mark Misrok) of New York City, and half-sister Rose Marie Dudney of Nashville.

A virtual service and subsequent zoom call took place Saturday, May 16, at 1 p.m. Central, facilitated by First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville at the following link:

A private graveside service and interment will be held with the family. There will be no service or visitation at High’s. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joan’s memory to First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville, 1808 Woodmont Blvd., Nashville, TN 37215 or Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 17, 2020