Brenda Gayle Grogan Smith

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Brenda Gayle Grogan Smith, 61, of Lewisburg, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at Williamson Medical Center.

She was born in Cookeville on June 24, 1953, to Austin Peay and Emma Ruth Phillips Grogan. She graduated from Marshall County High School in 1971 and married James Edward Smith on June 12, 1971. Brenda was a beloved member of the community and employee of Peoples and Union/First Farmers Bank for more than 29 years.

She is survived by her husband, Ed; one daughter and son-in-law, Ashley Nichole and Jody Duvall of Nashville; her parents, Austin and Ruth Grogan of Lewisburg; one brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Gloria Grogan of Mooresville; one sister and brother-in-law, Kim Grogan and Wayne Patton of Lewisburg and Peachtree Corners, Ga.; and 10 nieces and nephews.

A Memorial in celebration of Brenda's life will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Lone Oak Cemetery. The family will be receiving visitors at Westvue Church of Christ immediately following.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be sent to the Great Smoky Mountains Association, P.O. Box 130, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 ( or The Amyloidosis Foundation (

For service details or questions, please call the family at (931) 212-5925.