- [S25] Smith Mortuary Company, www.smithmortuary.com, 5 Jun 2013.
Bayden Delaney McKever age 9 of Maryville went home to learn cuss words from his great-grandpa on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at East Tennessee Children's Hospital. Bayden attended Alcoa Elementary, competed in the Special Olympics, loved all of his friends, nurses, and doctors, and dressing up in all his cool and great Halloween costumes. He was a child full of love and will be deeply loved and missed by all who knew him. Bayden was born three months premature, had cerebral palsy and other medical complications which he fought as a warrior and was his Mommy's Hero. He taught anyone who was around him the meaning of courage and perseverance. Preceded in death by: Brother, N'Kosi Jayden McKever; Great-Grandparents, Wilbur & Alice Effler; Great-Grandfather, Albert Curtis Smith. Survivors include: His True Parent and Caregiver, Mother, Stephanie Smith McKever; Half Brother, N'Co McKever; Maternal Grandparents, Steve & Nancy Smith of SC; Aunt & Uncle, Curtis & Kristie Smith of Simpsonville, SC; Cousins & Best Friends, Sydni & Darcy Smith; Great-Grandmother, Beatrice Sue Smith of Knoxville; His Very Special Aunts & Uncles, Cathi & Steve Barr of Hampton, GA, Wilda Fernandez of Elberton, GA, Chip Smith of Congress, AZ, Mark & Fawn Smith of Kingston, "Bob" Robert & Linda Effler of Maryville, Larry & Judy Effler of Maryville, Sandra & Evander Schwartz of Knoxville, Betty Thompson of Maryville; Special Friends, Jennifer Wood-Ogunyombo, Julia Williams-Hendrix, Job Cherilus, and Leann Singleton all of Maryville; Special Pet Dog, 'Pole Cat'; and many very special friends, nurses, and doctors. Funeral service will be at 7:00 PM, Friday, June 7, 2013 at Smith Trinity Chapel with his Cousin, Rev. Dan Fernandez officiating. Family and friends will assemble at 1:00 PM, Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Grandview Cemetery for the interment. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, 510 South Willow Street, Chattanooga, TN 37404. Family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 PM, Friday, June 7, 2013 at Smith Trinity Chapel. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithMaryville.com.
- [S147] Find a Grave, (Memorial: 111854125).