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Melva Lynn Smith

December 6, 1941 — December 6, 2017

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Mrs. Melva Lynn Smith, age 76 of Franklin, KY., entered into rest Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 6:43 PM at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, KY.

Arrangements are under the direction of Gilbert Funeral Home.  A Memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the Middleton Baptist Church in Franklin, KY.  Cremation was chosen.

A native of Simpson Co., KY., she was the daughter of the late Melvin D. Hall and the late Katie Frances Henson Hall.  She was preceded in death by her sisters Deronda Kay Hall, Susie Richmond and Gayle Christner.

She was survived by her husband William “Bill” Smith; 2 daughters Alison Smith Cummings of Franklin, KY. and Tobitha Smith of Bowling Green, KY.; her son Kyle William Smith (Tracy) of Auburn, KY.; 2 sisters Brenda Thurmond (Steve) of Franklin, KY. and Neata Wiley (Dale) of Bowling Green, KY.;   5 grandchildren Andrea Cummings Lowhorn (Daniel), Miranda Carr, Jack Carr, Conner Carr and Madison Simmons;  2 great grandchildren River and Rayne Lowhorn.

Mrs. Smith was a member of the Middleton Baptist Church where she served as treasurer, Sunday school teacher and choir member. She retired from Franklin Farm Service Agency and H & R Block as a tax preparer.  She was a former employee of Potter & Brumfield, Simpson County PVA office and Simpson County school system as cafeteria manger at the high school.

Following the service the family will receive visitors.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Middleton Baptist Church, 9193 Middleton Circle, Franklin, KY.   42134.

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