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Billy Terry "Bill" Schmittou


1936 - 2020
Billy Terry "Bill" Schmittou Obituary
Billy Terry "Bill" Schmittou

Seymour - Billy (Bill) Terry Schmittou, age 83, of Seymour, Tennessee, passed away after a long battle with cancer, on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, surrounded by family. He was born November 3, 1936, in Dickson, Tennessee, a son of the late W. V. (Will) Schmittou and Janetta Buckingham Schmittou, and was the youngest of 7 children. Bill served in the US Army as a paratrooper, stationed at Ft Benning, Georgia. He married Mary Ann Nations on his 19th birthday in 1955. Bill served as City Alderman and Vice Mayor in Dickson, Tennessee. He helped plant a daughter church of First Baptist Church in Dickson (Pomona Baptist) where he served as Director of music. Bill worked for DuPont in New Johnsonville, Tennessee for 36 years with a perfect attendance record. He was a 33rd degree Mason (Shriner) and a long time member of Sevier Heights Baptist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee. Bill Loved the Lord and raised his family in a Christian home. He is survived by his wife Ann, the love of his life for 64 years and 3 children: Terri DeLeon of Pigeon Forge, TN; Eric Schmittou and wife, Jaime of Knoxville, TN; Kurt von Schmittou and husband Zach of Kissimmee, FL and sister Betty Erskine of Gainesville, FL. There will be a memorial service at a later date celebrating the life of Bill. Memorial donations may be made to the , 871 N. Weisgarber, Knoxville, TN 37909, or to Sevier Heights Baptist Church, 3232 Alcoa Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37920. Friends and family may visit www.berryfuneralhome.com to leave online condolences.

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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Mar. 26 to Mar. 29, 2020
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