Miles Smith, age 91, and his wife of 68 years, Anne Key Smith, age 89, died October 6, 2015. Mr. Smith was a native of Lebanon and lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church of Lebanon. He was a captain in the Marine Air Corps and flew Corsair fighters in the Pacific in WWII and helicopters in the Korean War. He and his brother Gould were co-owners of Fakes and Hooker Lumber Company for over 30 years. He was preceded in death by his parents and two older brothers.
Mrs. Smith was a native of Hartsville and also a member of the First United Methodist Church, where she was active in Stephen Ministries. After many years as a homemaker, she went to work at Peoples Bank (later SunTrust Bank). Mrs. Smith published Key Memories, the history of her family, in 1995. She was preceded in death by her parents, three half-siblings, and seven siblings.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith are survived by their children, Anne Soileau, Lilburn, GA; Meck (Chris) McDonald, Nashville; Miles (Ginger)Smith, Decatur, GA; and Virginia Webb, Brentwood; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
According to their wishes a private graveside service was held earlier.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to New Leash on Life, 507 Jim Draper Blvd, Lebanon, TN, 37087, or to a favorite charity.