Harry M. Smith
Harry M. Smith’s Funeral to be Held Saturday
Funeral services for Harry M. Smith, Montgomery County Court clerk, who died unexpectedly late Thursday afternoon, will be held Saturday afternoon at the Harvey W. Hunt Chapel. Dr. Richard N. Owen, pastor of the First Baptist Church, will officiate and burial will be in Greenwood cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Kiwanas club, Clarksville Bar Association, courthouse officials, members of the Quarterly Court, and of the American Legion, John Anderson, Dr. ~~~, David Givens and Sharon Davis. Active pallbearers will be Foard Harris, Stanley ~~~ John Moorefield, John Ed McC-y and Ambrose Whitfield.
Commander Jack Hamilton urged all Legionnaires to meet at the Hunt Chapel by 4 p.m. Saturday.
Mr Smith complained of a pain in his chest while downtown about 7:15 o'clock Thursday Evening and walked into Dickson-Sadler Drug Company, where he was fatally stricken.
A lifelong resident of Montgomery County, Mr. Smith was the son of the late Mack and Mrs. Blanche Payne Smith. He was a veteran of the First World War and served overseas. After serving a number of years as deputy county clerk under the late W. E. Crotzer, he was appointed by the county court to serve the unexpired term of Mr. Crotzer and was elected and reelected to two four-year terms as clerk.
Mr. Smith was a member of the First Baptist Church, the American Legion, the Kiwanas Club, a Mason and Shriner, and a member of the Loyal Order of Moose.
Of a quiet but pleasing personality, he made hundreds of friends on all walks of life.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs.Lucille Porter Smith; three brothers, Allen and Mack F. (Tiny) Smith, both of Nashville, and Lurton Smith of Oak Ridge, and a sister, Mrs. Lonnie Vaughn of this coun- ...