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Mary Jane Barber Smith

February 28, 2023

Mary Jane Barber Smith, 84, of Shelbyville died Tuesday, February 28, 2023 surrounded by her family.  
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, March 5, 2023 at Hillcrest Funeral Home, Rev. Bobby McGee officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation
will begin at 12 noon.
She is survived by her sons, John Lee (Sara Beth Lewis) Smith of Unionville, Christopher Lee (Cristy) Smith of Cookeville; three grandchildren, Ameria Smith, Lanica Smith, Ansley Wycoff; two great-grandchildren, Kelsey Alyssa Atkins and Christopher Lee Smith Jr.
Mary Jane was preceded in death by her parents, John Luster and Clara Edrie Moore Barber; her husband, Carl Avery Smith; daughter, Margaret Cecelia Smith Crow; brother, Johnny Gale Barber and sister, Etta Virginia Barber Burris.
Mary Jane was born in Unionville, Tennessee. She graduated from Community High School in 1958. Mary Jane enjoyed 44 loving years of marriage with Carl Avery Smith. She was baptized at North Fork Baptist Church and was a member of Edgemont Baptist Church since 1985. She dedicated her life to serving the Lord and those she loved.
The family would like to extend our deepest thank you to all of the caregivers at Celebration Way for loving Mary Jane.