Smith H. Eakes, age 101, of Mt. Juliet, TN, died Nov. 12, 2016.
Smith was a member of Bakers Grove Baptist Church.
He was the son of the late, Luther and Myrtle Eakes. He is also preceded in death by daughter, Linda Friar, brothers and sisters, Mildred Harrison, Maxie Williams, Estel Eakes, Helen Tomlinson, Lavonia Tooker, Hoyte Eakes, and great-granddaughter, Amanda Fudge.
He is survived by wife of 76 years, Edna Eakes; daughter, Vivian Eakes Hull; grandchildren, Boyd (Terrie) Fudge, Kile (Debbie) Fudge, Stanley (Valora) Hull, Michelle (Greg) Patton, Dena (Ricky) Cole, Darryl (Tabitha) Friar, Danielle (Robert) Graves, Deborah (Karrick) Rentfro; 20 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Ricky Cole officiating.
Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park.
Grandsons will serve as active pallbearers.
Flowers accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Bakers Grove Baptist Church, 3562 Earhart Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and 11 a.m. until service time Tuesday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.