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Allen C. Smith

Mr. Allen C. Smith, age 74 of the Tuckers Cross Roads Community of Lebanon, passed away December 25, 2017, from complications of open heart surgery. A native of Wilson County, he was the son of the late Charles Fisher Smith Sr. and Sarah Frances Shearon Smith.  He was a 1961 graduate of Lebanon High School and attended David Lipscomb University and Cumberland University.  He attended Crossroads Fellowship.  He worked over forty years in the livestock business at Wilson County Livestock and Smith County Commission Co.  For eight years following, he was a licensed contractor doing sub-contract work.  He was an avid horseman and a life-long farmer.  He was a member of the Lebanon, Statesville and Smith County Saddle Clubs, and the Wilson County Cattleman’s Association.

He is survived by his wife of thirty-seven years, Darlene Pruitte Smith; two children:  Robert A. (Bambi) Smith, Angela C. Smith (Chris Flatt); sister, Frances Smith Dickie; brother, Charles F. Smith Jr.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; mother of his children, Brenda (Sam) Nester.

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 29, 2017, at 1 p.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Gary E. Miller officiating. Interment – Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers:  Arnulfo Patino, Jr., Rick Gibbs, Tracey Langford, Dave Smith, Ron Steele, Anthony Barrett.  Visitation Thursday 2-7 p.m. and Friday after 11 a.m.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME,  in charge of arrangements.  www.ligonbobo.com

Messages for the Family

  1. Jan Hannah Wilson says:
    Darlene, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.
  2. Patsy Thomson Brown says:
    My sincerest sympathy to Charles, Frances, and all the family.
  3. LuAnne Pulley says:
    Darlene, So very sorry to hear about Allen. I have great memories of him. Prayers for you and the family during this time of loss. I will miss him. Love to all
  4. Mark and Kathy Lee says:
    Darlene, our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family. May the Lord fill your hearts with fond memories of Allen and comfort you during your time of grief. Trust in the Lord and lean upon Him.

    Our prayers are with you.

  5. Lisa Cobble says:
    Angela, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
  6. Evelyn Tade says:
    Frances, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers are with you and your family.
  7. Doris and Vencen Horsley says:
    Frances, Vencen and I are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and deepest sympathy for you and your family.
  8. Angela Lalonde says:
    Darlene, I am so sorry to hear about Allen. You will be in my prayers.
  9. Edna and Jim Bradshaw says:
    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and we are praying for you.
  10. Jacquelyn Campbell says:
    Frances my condolence to you and your family in the loss of your brother. Praying for comfort.
  11. Pam Huffines says:
    Sorry for your loss of a good man and horseman.
  12. Donna & Ken Powell says:
    Darlene, Ken and I are so saddened over the loss of Allen. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
  13. Anne Tomlinson says:
    Darlene, so sorry for your loss. I want you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
  14. Tricia says:
    Please take comfort in Jesus Christ words “there will be a resurrection and sickness and death will be gone forever.” John 5:28,29;Rev.21:4