Perry Mizell Smith, 73

MT. JULIET – Memorial services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 2 at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet for Mr. Smith, 73, of Portland. A longtime resident of Mt. Juliet and a graduate of Mt. Juliet High School, Mr. Smith died November 29, 2009.

Retired from Ford Glass after 39 years of service, he enjoyed bluegrass gospel music and playing the mandolin and harmonica with his family and friends.

Visitation Wednesday from 12 Noon until the memorial. Services will be conducted by Brother Bill Smith.

Survivors include: his wife of 31 years Pam Smith; children Tonya Waldron, Tracy D. Smith and Terry W. (Velma) Smith; step-children Shannon (Mark) French, Shelley (Robert) Martin and M. Shane Mosley.
Also surviving are siblings Raymond T. (Lawanna) Smith of Marietta, GA, Warren (Carolyn) Smith & Mary Jo (Johnny) Harper – all of Lebanon and Evelyn (Thelbert) Powell of Mt. Juliet; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his parents Porter Mizell and Mary Edna Burton Smith.

Memorial contributions may be made to any Hospice organization.

Arrangements by Sellars at Mt. Juliet.