- [S104] Cocke County, Tennessee, and its People, Cocke County Heritage Book Committee, (Walsworth Publishing, 1992), 243.
- [S113] Manes Funeral Home, (http://www.manesfuneralhome.com), 25 Feb 2009.
(March 25, 1940 - February 25, 2009)
Billie J. Smith, age 68 passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Knoxville. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She attended and was secretary of New Life Baptist Church , where her husband, Tommy, serves as pastor. She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Beulah Gibbs; brother, Michael Gibbs. She is survived by her husband James Tommy Smith of Newport; sons, Norman and Robin Smith of Bybee, Michael D. Smith of the home; daughter, Tammy and Dana Blazer of Parrottsville; sisters, Kay and Jimmy Black of DelRio, Frances and Charlie Holt of Newport; grandchildren, Elizabeth and Jared Blazer, AriAnne Smith, Brittany, Haley and Hannah Smith; She will also be missed by several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 8:00 pm Friday, February 27, 2009 in the Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Franklin Wines, and Bertie Hensley officiating. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm prior to the funeral service. Burial will be 10 am Saturday, February 28, 2009 at Smith Cemetery at the New Life Baptist Church on Baysinger Rd.
Manes Funeral Home in charge.
- [S58] Marriage Certificate.
Name: Walter Gibbs
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 18 Nov 1935
Event Place: Cocke, Tennessee, United States
Birth Year (Estimated): 1909
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Spouse's Name: Beulah Burgin
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Age: 19
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1916
Spouse's Father's Name:
Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Mother's Name:
Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms:
Reference ID: 208
GS Film number: 1928650
Digital Folder Number: 004485965
Image Number: 00143