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Denzil Smith

Denzil Smith, 94, of Burkesville, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at his home.

Denzil was born on October 22, 1924 in Cumberland County to the late Jessie Curtis and Sibbie Sharp Smith.  He was a member of Burkesville Church of Christ, had worked for several bridge construction companies for many years and was a farmer.  Denzil served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia Lee Bull Smith; one grandchild, Rodney Smith; and four siblings, Bera Gwinn, Lucille Strange, Lerell Smith, and Leslie Smith.

His survivors include; two daughters, Carol Ann (Doug) Sells of Burkesville and Jennifer (Seth) Hawthorne of Breeding; two sons, Larry (Venita) Smith of Bowling Green, and Ronnie Smith of Louisville; one brother, Ted (Carmelita) Smith of Burkesville; six grandchildren, Sean Smith, Cory Smith, Sara Smith, Justin Davis, Jared Young, and Jordan Young; five great grandchildren, Lindsey, McPherson, Jackson, Mason, and Madison; special friends, Button Vibbert and Doug Groce; and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral service was on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, with  Bro. David Eldridge officiating.

The burial was in Burkesville Cemetery.

The pallbearers were Sean Smith Cory Smith, Justin Davis, Jared Young, Jordan Young, and Nonnie Smith.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to Hospice of Lake Cumberland, 100 Parkway Drive, Somerset 42503.

Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.