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Rev. Donald Wendell Smith

January 16, 1943 - July 31, 2013

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Rev. Donald Wendell Smith, age 70, of McEwen, TN, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at his home. Rev. Smith was born January 16, 1943, in West Ridge, AR, to Elbert and Ruby Saxon Smith. He was married to Charlsie Lee Shields Smith. He was a minister and member of the Bethel Pentecostal Holiness Church in McEwen. He loved farming. Visitation with the family will be Saturday, August 3, 2013, from 10 a.m. until funeral service time at 2 p.m., at the Bethel Pentecostal Holiness Church, 601 Long St. West, McEwen, TN. Interment will follow in the Knight Cemetery in McEwen, TN. Active pallbearers will be his grandchildren: Brandon Burcham, Jason Burcham, Justin Belford, Kyle Belford, Adam Belford, Brittany Craft, Thomas Craft, Paige Smith, and Bradley Buchanan.

Survivors include:
Wife: Charlsie Smith, McEwen, TN
4 Daughters: Dawonna Hardwick (Billy), Waverly, TN
Regina Buchanan (Derek), McEwen, TN
Stephanie Belford (Trent), Chapmanville, WV
Rebecca Craft (Tommy), McEwen, TN
1 Brother: Johnny Smith, Lepanto, AR
2 Sisters: Ruby Gooch, Lepanto, AR
Roberta Brewer, Texas
9 Grandchildren
4 Great Grandchildren
And his wonderful church family

Preceded in death by:
Parents: Elbert and Ruby Saxon Smith
4 brothers
4 sisters

9729 Hwy. 70 East
McEwen, TN 37101
Telephone 931-582-6271
Obituary Line 931-296-3500


Born: January 16, 1943
Place of Birth: West Ridge, AR
Death: July 31, 2013
Place of Death: McEwen, TN
Occupation: Minister
Hobbies: Farming
Organizations: Member of Bethel Pentecostal Holiness Church in McEwen, TN