Johnnie Smith


MCMINNVILLE Johnnie Sue Grissom Smith, a an Buren County native, died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011 at Raintree Manor following a brief illness. She was married to Ray Smith, of McMinnville. She was a retired director for the Senior and Volunteer Program and a member of Oasis Baptist Church.She was the daughter of the late Herod and Dora Measles Grissom.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Kate Grissom Barnes.In addition to her husband, she is survived by nephews, Joe Bob Mills, of Rock Island and Eddie Barnes, of Spencer; great-nephews, Bill Barnes and Cody Barnes, both of Spencer and Kent Mills, of Gallatin; great-niece, Daphnea (Seth) Alexander of Tullahoma; great-great-nephews, Matthew Mills, Brandon Barnes and Owen Alexander; serveral cousins; step-children, Melody Jones and Alan Smith, both of Chattanooga and Terry Smith, of Alabama.Visitation will be today from 4-8 p.m. and from 9 a.m. until time of serviceWednesday at Highs.Funeral service will be 12 p.m. (CST) Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011 in Highs Chapel with Steve Breedlove officiating.Burial will follow in Long Cemetery, Van Buren County.Arrangements by High Funeral Home, McMinnville, TN (931) 473-2137

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