Clara Smith Douglas, 79

LEBANON -- Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, September 29 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Douglas, 79, of Lebanon. A homemaker and a member of The Sanctuary United Pentecostal Church, Mrs. Douglas passed away Sunday, September 27, 2009 at the University Medical Center.

Services were conducted by Pastor Daniel Stirnemann. Burial followed at the Roselawn Cemetery in Murfreesboro.

Survivors include: Stormy (Johnny) Vaden of Hartsville, Penny Russell of Manchester, Annette (Rocky) Roach of Illinois, Tina Smith of California, Butch (Cindy) Smith of Illinois and Greg (Sue) Smith of Arkansas. Also surviving are sisters Ruby Ashford of Murfreesboro and Dean Brown of Fayetteville along with 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by husband Carroll T. Smith and granddaughter Michelle Dawn Holt.

Active pallbearers included: Butch and Greg Smith, Rocky Roach, Charles Hunt, Troy Thorne and Lee Vaden. Honorary pallbearers were the congregation of Mrs. Douglas’ church.  Memorial contributions may be made to The Sanctuary United Pentecostal Church.

Lebanon’s Partlow Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.