Sam Cullen Smith

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Sam Cullen Smith, age 90 of Cornersville died Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at his home.

Mr. Smith was a native was a native of Cornersville, and he was the son of the late Samuel Arthur and Ruth Haywood Smith. He was a farmer and member of the Cornersville Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Sam Cullen Smith, Jr. and two sisters, Rachel Smith and Gwen Smith. He is survived by his wife, Patty Ruth Smith of Cornersville, three daughters, Meri (Keith) Bigham of Cornersville, Melinda (Charles R.) Coats of Nashville, and Joy (Bruce) Beck of Nashville, son, Sam (Lee Bussart) Smith of Cornersville. Six grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services was conducted on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2016, at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Cornersville Funeral Home with burial following in Beechwood cemetery.

The family was at the funeral home for visitation on Monday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Tuesday until the funeral hour.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorials be made to Beechwood cemetery. Cornersville Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.