Mr. Joe Lee Smith, age 68 of Jackson, Tennessee, formerly of Rutherford passed away from this life on October 7, 2016, at Jackson Madison Co. General Hospital. Funeral services for Mr. Smith will be conducted on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Karnes & Son Funeral Home in Rutherford. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Dyer, Tennessee.
Mr. Smith was born August 1, 1948 in Dyer, Tennessee; the son of the late Fred L. and Ossie Lee Davis Smith. He was retired business man with Cellular Stores. He was Baptist in faith, loving husband and friend.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife Janice Dunagan Smith, two grandchildren Chasity Lovell, Kasey Lovell and one great grandson, Bryson Halford, and many cousins. Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his parents Fred and Ossie Smith, and two brothers L.C Smith and Cecil Smith.
The family will receive friends from 5 – 8 on Sunday, October 9, 2016 and Monday October 10, 2016 in the chapel of Karnes and Son Funeral Home in Rutherford. Karnes & Son Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Joe Lee Smith.