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Obituary: Mrs. Charlene Powell Smith, 70

Mrs. Smith was a native of Randlett, OK, and was the mother of James R. Smith, Jr., Columbia, KY

Mrs. Charlene Powell Smith, age 70 of Trenton, KY, passed away 4:00 PM Friday, May 23, 2008 at Gateway Hospital in Clarksville, TN of natural causes.

Services will be 2:00pmCT, Monday, May 26, 2008, at Maddux Funeral Home in Pembroke, KY, with Rev. Paul Eaves and Rev. Jamie Works officiating.

Burial will follow in the Edgewood Cemetery in Trenton, KY. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Sunday at Maddux Funeral Home in Pembroke, KY.

Mrs. Smith was born June 16, 1937, in Randlett, OK the daughter of the late Charley Powell and Florence Colston Powell.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Northeast Baptist Church in Clarksville, TN.

Survivors include her husband, James R. Smith of Trenton, KY, and the following:
  • One son: James R. Smith Jr. of Columbia, KY

  • One daughter: Michelle Smith Creasman, Decatur, TN

  • Two grandchildren: Trey and Tyler Watson

  • Two step grandchildren: James and Anna Creasman

  • One brother: Johnny Powell of Ft. Worth, TX.
Expressions of Sympathy may be made to Northeast Baptist Church 3900 Trenton Road Clarksville, TN 37040; or to Gideon's International P.O. Box 982 Hopkinsville, KY 42241.

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