Rev. Wendell Smith
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Rev. Wendell G. Smith, age 60, resident of Braden, Minister for the Braden and Mason United Methodist Churches and husband of Jennifer Vaughn Smith, died August 18, 2013.
Services of Remembrance: 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Braden United Methodist Church. Interment: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Gates Cemetery in Gates, TN.
A native of Medina and a graduate of Union University and Baptist Theological Seminary, Rev. Smith had been a minister for over 30 years in Mississippi and West Tennessee, formerly serving in the Ripley, TN UMC Circuit.
An avid fisherman and duck hunter, he also leaves his sons, Wendell Gene Smith II (Alexis) of Las Vegas, NV, Corey Joshua Smith of Nashville, TN; a brother, John Wallace Smith (Suzzie) of Cedar Grove, TN; 4 grandchildren; 3 nephews and 2 nieces.
Memorials requested to the church or
, Reelfoot Rural Ministries or Gideons Society.
Peebles Fayette County Funeral Homes, (901) 465-3535.
Published in The Jackson Sun on Aug. 21, 2013