• Woodfin Funeral Chapel
    Murfreesboro, TN
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Joseph Turner Smith 1928 - 2014

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May 12, 2014
Billie, you have my heartfelt sympathy. I finally got a chance to read my Friday paper this afternoon and saw the article on Joe T.'s passing. I will miss him very much. He's the main reason I became a band director, and I think he's the best band director I ever knew.
May 12, 2014
Joe was one of the finest gentlemen I ever had the privilege to know. I was an incredibly irresponsible young man when I attended school at MTSU, and he was very patient, but unforgiving as my instructor in the music department, which is just what I needed. It wasn't until just a few years ago, i was able to find and contact him and let him know how important he was to me. I'm glad I was able to make that contact, and that he was able to forgive my youthful misbehavior. He was quite a guy, and no doubt will be missed.
May 11, 2014
Mrs. Smith,
You were the sweetest lady ever, serving as our Cub Scout den leader.....and our English teacher at CHS in 1968-69 (actually you survived us.....were horrible teenagers). Marilyn and I are so saddened by the loss of the fabulous band leader. My youth was filled with memories of them practicing in the north end of Saunders Hall.....and then watching them on Jones Field during fun football games.....he had that marching band in top shape.

we will be thinking of you. Our prayers and best to you and your family.

Kem
May 11, 2014
Billie,
I signed the guest book and when reviewing the entries, I realized I had not included my last name. I will miss Joe very much and am so grateful for his influence on so many people. I am glad that Ronnie and Joanna got to experience his teaching and gracious hospitality and for his confidence in me by encouraging me to continue playing my bass clarinet. II enjoyed being a part of Tennessee Valley winds. Let's keep in touch. Love you, Kim Yearwood
May 10, 2014
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