Belle May Smith, 98

LEBANON -- Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 12 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Smith, 98, of Mt. Juliet. The daughter of the late Joe and Maude May, she died Sunday, May 10, 2009 at Lebanon’s University Medical Center.  Mrs. Smith was a homemaker and a member of the Suggs Creek Presbyterian Church.

Services will be conducted by Brother Larry Kelley. Interment follows at the Wilson County Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include: son Nealand (Martha) Smith; brother Roy May; sisters Robbie Eakes and Earlene (Nick) Nixon; grandchildren Mike (Grace) Smith, Steve (Margaret) Smith, Ricky (Debbie) Smith and Troy (Linda) Smith; as well as eight great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband Robert Cantrell Smith; children Delbert Smith and Elizabeth Ann Smith; great grandson Robert Michael Smith; siblings J. D. May; and Jessie Harkreader.

Active pallbearers: Bill Hicks, Donnie Eakes, Claude Jordan, Silas Dunn, Larry Nixon, Jeff May and Ronnie May. Honorary: Jim Harkreader, Mike Walker, Robert Bland and Jeff Fennessey.

Memorials may be made to the Suggs Creek Presbyterian Church or to the charity of your choice.

Partlow Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.