Clifton A. Smithson

Clifton A. Smithson, age 94, of Liberty, TN, died Thursday, February 25, 2010, at NHC of Murfreesboro following an extended illness.

A native of Cannon County, Mr. Smithson was retired from Colonial Corp. and a farmer. He was a member of the Gassaway Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Danil and Della Owen Smithson; his wife, Bessie Hall Smithson; a brother, Clarence Smithson; and sisters Lorena Melton and Callie Lee Snow.

Mr. Smithson is survived by his special niece Susan (Albert) Donnell of Auburntown and he is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, at Woodbury Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27 in the chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. John Barker and Bro. Weldon Parkinson officiating. Active pallbearers will be Albert Donnell, Billy Robinson, Tom Sanders, John Henry Parker, Travis Hancock and Chris Hancock.

Burial will be in Sycamore Cemetery.