Kenneth Earl Smith (Snake) : Current Obituaries


Kenneth Earl Smith (Snake)

by DFH Inc. on 11/04/23

Kenneth Earl Smith (Snake) was born on December 22, 1942, in Filbert, West Virginia. He was the ninth child of William B. and Sallie Smith. In 1960 he graduated from Gary District High School. After graduation, Kenneth enlisted in the U.S. Army and was stationed in the United States and Germany. He received an honorable discharge from military service following ten years of service. Shortly thereafter, he was employed by Chrysler in Detroit, Michigan, for well over twenty years before retirement. In 2011, Kenneth left Detroit, Michigan and moved to Morristown, Tennessee. In addition to his father and mother, Kenneth was preceded in death by his brothers, William B. Jr., Albert, Frank, David, Don, Jerry; sisters: Evelyn Joanne and Lillie and a beloved nephew, Dwight. Kenneth departed this life on October 26, 2023. He will be greatly missed by his wife Darlene, son Kenneth Jr. (Stacie) of Jacksonville, Alabama, grandchildren – Tequilla, Tiera, Tamia and Lulu Jackson of Piedmont, Alabama. Also left to mourn him are his siblings – sisters: Audrey Irene (Bernard), C. Lucille (Frederick), Bonnie, Hazel, Gail – brothers: Milton (Dolly) and Eddie; a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 12 p.m. Monday, November 6, 2023 at east Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery Chapel, 2200 East Governor John Sevier Highway in Knoxville. Arrangements by Dockery-Senter Funeral Home in Morristown.

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