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Joseph Donavon “Don” Smith Sr., 76
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Joseph Donavon “Don” Smith Sr., 76, of Woodbury passed away Saturday, June 15, at his home.

He was born in Muncie, Ind., to his parents, the late William Fred Smith and Lillian Herndon Smith. 

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Phyllis Laws Smith of Woodbury, children  Joseph “Joey” Donavon (Marsha) Smith Jr. of Woodbury, Katie (Tony) Love of Murfreesboro, Joshua (Vonda) Smith of Manchester, grandchildren Ashley Steakley, Alexis Melton, Luke Love, Lindsay Smith, Cassie Smith, Connor Smith and Chloe Smith, great-grandchildren Bella Steakley, Anslee Steakley and Bishamon Bowhall, sisters Yvonne (Rayford) Mahaffa of Morrison, Darlene Powell of Morrison, Debra (Glenn) Davis of Bradyville, Freda (Joe) Scott of Rock Island, Jennie Smith of Woodbury, and Dawn (John) Pedigo of Rock Island.

In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by stepmother Margaret Dunlap Smith, grandson Adam Love, brother Jerry Wayne Smith and brother-in-law Danny Powell.

 Mr. Smith was a member of Pleasant View Church of Christ and was retired from Nissan. He enjoyed being outdoors coon hunting, rabbit hunting and fishing.

Graveside service was Tuesday, June 18, at Cherry Cemetery with Bro. Jerry Gilley officiating.  Pallbearers were Ryan Powell, Connor Smith, Andy Davis, Luke Love, Paul Adams and Daniel Watson. Woodbury Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 19, 2019