Daphen B. Smith, 87, of Eastview, died on Friday, Nov. 17.
She was daughter of the late Oscar and Exie Davis Smith. She was united in marriage to Winfred “Dook” Smith, who preceded her in death.
An active member of her church, Mt. Vernon Cumberland Presbyterian, she sang from the choir. She worked at Levi Manufacturing for 15 years. Upon retiring, her week days were dedicated to caring for her grandchildren.
She leaves behind one brother, Edward Smith of Adamsville; three children, Lynn Smith of Dyersburg; Gloria Loda of Piperton; Gary Smith of Counce; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services were held on Monday, Nov. 20, at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Selmer with Jeff DeWees officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Vernon Cemetery at Ramer.
Memorials may be sent to Mt. Vernon Cumberland Presbyterian Church.