Joseph Branham Smith

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Joseph Branham Smith

Mr. Joseph Branham Smith, 62, of the Wilson School Community of Marshall County, died Sunday, April 6, 2008, in Nashville.

Mr. Smith was a native of Bedford County. He was retired after teaching accounting and economics for 34 years at Martin Methodist College, Pulaski. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Lewisburg.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Jesse Smith, and in-laws, Robert and Mary Frank Cathey.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Love Cathey Smith; two daughters, Cathey (Patrick) Jordan of Caney Spring and Elizabeth (Michael) Frey of Lewisburg; two brothers, Don (Martha) Smith of Chapel Hill, N.C. and Ben (Debora) Smith of the Wilson School Community; and six grandchildren, Branham, Adrean and Sara Jordan, Olivia and Alex Steeley, and Rebekah Frey.

A Celebration of Life Service was held Tuesday, April 8, at the First Presbyterian Church, Lewisburg.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Monroe Carell, Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, St. Jude's Children's Hospital, or the First Presbyterian Church Scholarship Fund.

Lawrence Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.