John Smith

John E. "J Bird" Smith

Tuesday, December 18th, 1951 - Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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John E. (J Bird) Smith-age 67 of Luttrell passed away Saturday morning, March 2, 2019 at his home. He was a member of New Friendship Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, J. P. and Dorothy (Tharp) Smith; brother, Don Smith; grandparents, Ernest and Pearl Tharp, Charlie and Ella Smith.

Survivors: wife, Donna(Simmons) Smith, Luttrell; daughter, SherrI Smith (Larry) of Andersonville; step-sons, John Boy Turner (Crystal) of Jefferson City; Charlie Turner and Kevin Turner; special granddaughter, Trinity Turner; step-grandchildren, John, Emma, MaKayla, Braden and Brandon Turner; sisters and husbands, Louella and Frankie Waskom, Luttrell; Kay and Jack Wyrick, Luttrell; Shirley and Cliff Nelson, Knoxville; Clara Tolliver and the late Dewayne Tolliver, Maynardville; Judy Riell, Luttrell; brothers and wives, Mack and Lodene Smith, Luttrell; E. J. and Crystal Smith, Maynardville; sister and brother-in-law, Phyllis and Gary Atkins; brother and sister-in-law, Wayne and Lisa Simmons, all of Luttrell, nieces and nephews, Shane Waskom, Tonya Wolfenbarger, Erika Hickman, Jayden Smith, Jeff Tolliver, Dewaynetta Munsey, Donnie Smith, Jerrie Mathis, Jackie Hill, Ricky Nelson, Junior Nelson, Barbara Nelson and several great-nieces and nephews. Aunt, Sue Tinklenberg, Sharpsville, Indiana; uncle, Bob Smith and wife, Betty, Knoxville. Special friends, the Grable Family of Knoxville and the Dyer Family of Powder Springs. Several cousins and a host of friends.

The family will receive friends 5-8 P.M. Monday, March 4, 2019 with funeral service to follow at 8 P.M., Cooke-Campbell Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Jerry Tharp, Rev. Randy Beeler officiating with music by Shawn Wynn and the Union Church Singers. Interment 2 P.M. Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Sharp Cemetery, Highway 370, Luttrell. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home at 1 P.M. to go in the funeral procession. Pallbearers and Honorary Pallbearers: nephews, step-sons and friends: Shane Waskom, Kevin, John Boy and Charlie Turner, Jayden Smith, Jeff Tolliver, Donnie Smith, Ricky Nelson, Junior Nelson, Dwight Dyer, Darrell Dyer, Gary Grable, Jimmy Grable, Kenny Grable, Faron Tolliver. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Monday, March 4th, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Cooke-Campbell Mortuary
    220 Highway 61 East
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  • Service

    Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 8:00pm
    Monday, March 4th, 2019 8:00pm
    Cooke-Campbell Mortuary Chapel
    220 Highway 61-E
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Jerry Tharp
    Rev. Randy Beeler
  • Interment

    Sharp Cemetery
    Highway 370
    LUTTRELL, TN 37779
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Interment 2 P.M. Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Family will meet at 1 P.M. Monday at the funeral home to go in the funeral home.


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Billy Karras

Posted at 06:58pm
I am so to sorry to hear about J bird. We had no idea that he had passed. I am out of town, and not able to attend the services tonight. We love you all so much, You and the family will be in our thoughts and Prayers. If you ever need anything please let us know. We love you! Billy, Helen, and Hannah Karras

Hobart and Sue Bailey

Posted at 05:11pm
Sorry for your loss

Joyce Raley King

Posted at 04:16pm
Donna, so sorry for your loss. Praying for you and the family.
Dennis and Joyce (Raley} King.

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