Edna Tanner Smith

Staff Written Obituaries

Edna Tanner Smith, 88 of Buckhead passed away April 23, 2020.  She was the daughter of the late Earl and Lula Tanner.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Rassey Smith.  Mrs. Smith was a member of Madison Seventh Day Adventist Church.  She spent her life farming with her husband.  They owned Smith Grocery that is now known as the Buckhead Grocery.  Mrs. Smith also loved to garden and took pride in the plants that she grew.

Mrs. Smith is survived by their children, Robert Smith, Sr, Virginia Winters, Benjamin Smith, Margie Denning and Freda Knight; 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren.  She leaves brothers, Johnny Tanner and Larry Tanner; sisters, Edith McGarity and Sarah Thomas; and several nieces and nephews.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, a memorial service will be held later.

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