Phillip Wayne "Julio" Smotherman

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Phillip Wayne "Julio" Smotherman

Phillip Wayne "Julio" Smotherman, age 54 of Christiana, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.

Mr. Smotherman was a native of Murfreesboro and was an employee of Huddleston-Steele Engineering.

Mr. Smotherman was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Smotherman and sister, Carolyn Smotherman.

He is survived by his wife, Wendy Smotherman; children, Jeremy Smotherman Armstrong, Josh Smotherman, Calvin Smotherman, Shelby Smotherman Day, Chris Russell, all of Christiana, Charles Russell of Lebanon; mother, Bertha Lee Smotherman of Murfreesboro; brothers, Bud (Robin) Smotherman of Christiana, Jimmy (Carrie) Smotherman of Murfreesboro; sisters, Debbie (Tommy) Bain of Bell Buckle, Sharon (David) Samons of Murfreesboro; and seven grandchildren.

Visitation with the family will be Friday, March 14, 2014 from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m., at Murfreesboro Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 2 p.m., at Murfreesboro Funeral Home, with Bro. Roy Robinson officiating. Burial to follow at Whitworth Cemetery. Pallbearers will be friends.

Those wishing may send condolences online at

Murfreesboro Funeral Home, 145 Innsbrooke Blvd., Murfreesboro, TN (615) 896-2229.

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Published in The Daily News Journal on Mar. 13, 2014