Tyree Henegar Smith, 68, a McMinnville resident and Warren County native, was born Nov. 8, 1949 and died May 26 at his residence following an extended illness.
He was a retired teacher with Warren County School System, pastor for Westside Baptist Church, and son of the late Jack Coleman and Marjorie Henegar Smith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother Jim Smith.
Mr. Smith was married Jan. 10, 1970 to Joyce Smith, who survives. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Nathan and Tesh Sims Smith of McMinnville; Alan and Kristina Day Smith of McMinnville; Ryan and Candace Dunn Smith of McMinnville; eight grandchildren, Crosley, Kaylee, Jackson, Elijah, Elsa, Addison, Isaac and Sophie; two brothers and sisters-in-Law, Jack and Linda Smith Jr. of Lexington, Ky., and Karl and Pam Smith of Lexington, Ky.; sister Keely Hogan of Nolensville; sister-in-Law, Joye Womack Smith of Lexington, Ky.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral service will be 12 p.m. Thursday, May 31, at High’s Chapel with Nathan Smith, Alan Smith and Ryan Smith to officiate. Interment will follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens in Smithville. Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, and 10 a.m. Thursday until the time of service at High’s.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lighthouse Ministries of Warren County at P.O. Box 7406, McMinnville, TN 37111 or to Westside Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made at www.highfuneralhome.com.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 30, 2018