January 1, 2007
Mrs. Marguerite Johnson Smiley, age 95, of Chapel Hill, Tennessee died Monday, January 1, 2007 in Lewisburg, Tennessee. Mrs. Smiley was a native of Earlington, Kentucky, and was a daughter of the late William Mark and Jessie Taylor Johnson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Main Street Church of Christ in Chapel Hill. Mrs. Smiley was preceded in death by her husband, John Lowry Smiley, who died in 1983, by a daughter, Dorothy Louise Austin and two sons, Gordon Smiley and Joseph Daniel Smiley.
Mrs. Smiley is survived by daughters, Helen Marie Verven of College Grove, Tennessee, Kay Horton of Thompson Station, Tennessee; sons, Joe N. Smiley of North Carolina, John D. Smiley of Lewisburg, Tennessee and Mike E. Smiley of Franklin, Tennessee; special friend and caregiver, B. J. Wallace of Belfast, Tennessee; sister, Evelyn Vanek of Avon, Ohio; 20 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; several great great grandchildren.
Visitation was held at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 4, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Chatman officiating. Burial was in Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill.
Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, Tennessee in charge of arrangements.