Vernie Smithson

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Vernie Mae Gray Smithson, 84, passed away Mon., January 08, 2018 at Three Rivers Hospital.  She was a native of Coffee Co. and resided in Bradyville, Tn.

She is survived by her children, Roger (Mary Ann) Gray of Waverly, Jackie (Ricky) Burger, Tracy (Steven) Hale, and Daniel (Leslie) Smithson all of Woodbury; 8 Grandchildren, Christopher (Sonya) Gray, Kayla (Michael) Chapman, Brooke (Tyler) Young, Bailey & Dalton Hale, Shelby, Brett and Bryce Smithson; 3 Great Grandchildren, Kaylee & Kelsey Gray, Kensley Young; Brother, Ronny (Carol) Gray of Manchester; Sister-in-law, Anita Gray of Manchester.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Vernie & Lula Ferrell Gray; her husband, Donnie Smithson and her Brother, Johnny Gray.


Ms. Smithson was a member of the Woodbury Church of Christ and was retired from Lewis Bakeries. She loved to cook and garden but most of all loved to be with her grandchildren. 


Funeral Services will be 1 pm Thursday, January 11, 2018 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Herb Alsup officiating.  Interment will follow in Midway Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be from 3 pm to 8 pm Wednesday, January 10, 2018 and Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 11 am until time of service. Pallbearers include, Ricky Burger, Steven, Bailey and Dalton Hale, Brett and Bryce Smithson and Honorary pallbearers, Ron, Kirt, Kyle and John Gray.


Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or