4/7/14 —- Luke Brown Smith, Sr.

Funeral services for Mr. Luke Brown Smith, Sr., age 69 of Summitville will be conducted at 11 am, Monday, April 7 at the Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Earl Carnes officiating.

Burial will follow in the Forest Mill Cemetery.

Visitation with the Smith family will be from 5 pm until 9 pm, Sunday at Manchester Funeral Home.

Mr. Smith passed this life Thursday, April 3 at the Medical Center of Manchester.

Mr. Smith was born in Summitville, Tennessee the son of the late James Lushin Smith and Callie Brooks Smith.

He was a foreman with Hillis Trucking Company, and later was a truck driver for Hasty Trucking. Mr. Smith was a member of the Rescue Squad and the Summitville Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of the Boynton Valley Baptist Church in Manchester.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by 3 brothers, Willie, James and Franklin Smith, and by a sister, Nora Gilreath.

His survivors are:

His loving wife, Mrs. Ella L. Reed Smith of Summitville
4 sons- Jerry (Phyllis) Smith of Summitville
Luke B. Smith, Jr of Summitville
Jeffrey Smith of Summitville
Danny Smith of Woodstock VA
1 daughter- Brenda (Hollis) Simmons of Manchester
1 brother- Lee Smith of Summitville
8 grandchildren, Jessica (Jarrod) Bonar, Amber Smith, Justin Smith, Paige Smith, Kalab Smith, Patrick Smith, Shawn Smith and Hannah Smith
2 great grandchildren, Ayden Smith & Patrick Smith, Jr.