Helen Ruth Zachary Smith age 93 of Knoxville passed away Thursday October 5, 2017 at home. She was of the Baptist Faith and a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
Preceded in death by husband James R. Smith, they had been married 66 years at his death in 2011; parents Ira and Susie Corum Zachary; stepfather Herbert Acuff; brothers Bill Zachary. H.T. Acuff and Roy Acuff.
Survivors; daughter and son-in-law Carolyn and Ronnie Tipton of Maynardville; granddaughter and husband Rhonda and Rick Beeler of Corryton; great-grandsons; Lane and Evan Booker of Corryton; nieces; Charlotte, Susan, Cathy and nephew Richard.
The family wishes to thank Covenant Hospice for their loving kindness and care. Family and friends will meet at 2:45p.m. Saturday at Greenwood Cemetery for a 3:00 p.m. graveside service and interment with William A. Whedbee officiating.
Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Ave. at Broadway is in charge of the arrangements.
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