Juanita Smithson

Friday, November 14, 2014

Juanita Smithson, 78, of the Caney Spring Community, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.

A native of Hazel Green, Ala., Mrs. Smithson was a daughter of the late Robert and Addie Phillips Yell. She was retired from Durango Boot Company.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Mike Smithson, and several brothers and sisters.

Mrs. Smithson is survived by her daughters, Connie (Jerry) Sweeney of Chapel Hill, Debbie (Eddie) Freeman of Rockvale, and Rita (Richard) Hobby of the Wheel Community; sisters, Lucille Cook of Lewisburg, Myrtle Harris of Shelbyville, and Betty Jo Jarrett of Lewisburg; brother, Horace Yell of Lewisburg; four grandchildren, Jill Sweeney, Megan Sweeney, Kenzie Smithson, and Waylon Hobby.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, from the Chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Chatman officiating. Interment will follow at Hopper Cemetery.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, in charge of arrangements.