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Dorothy “Granny” Smith

Dorothy R. “Granny” Smith, 77, of Dunlap, Tennessee passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Erlanger Medical Center. She was a member of Westside Baptist Church. Dorothy was a loving mother, grandmother, and a very caring person.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Willis Smith; parents, Milo and Flora Hankins; sister, Idell (Ivan) Johnson; brother, Bill Hankins; and sister-in-law, Carolyn Hankins.

  She is survived by four daughters, Paula Smith, Tammy (Wayne) Farley, Tammy Lee (Ricky) Coffelt, and Ingrid Lee; three sons, Austin, Greg (Glenda), and Johnny Higgenbottom, all of Dunlap; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; two sisters, Bertha (Larry) Ford, Pikeville and Bessie (Joe) Brymer, Dunlap; two brothers, Clyde Hankins, Dunlap, and Harold (Katie) Hankins, Pikeville; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Rose Nunley and Adriane.

  Funeral services were held Saturday, July 17 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Chris Long officiating. Burial was in Hixson Cemetery.

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Arrangements by Standefer-Reed Funeral Home of Dunlap.

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