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Mark Anthony Smotherman

March 17, 1958 — February 6, 2021

Unionville, TN

Mr. Mark Anthony Smotherman, age 62, of Unionville, TN, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 6, 2021 in Murfreesboro, TN.  He was born in Bedford County, TN. Mark was a member of the Amazing Grace Community Church and he worked for Irving Material Inc. for 16 years as an electrical maintenance engineer.

Mr. Smotherman was a member of the Moose Lodge.  He enjoyed trail riding on horses, playing with his grandchildren, working on his farm, and church activities. Mark was affectionately known as “The Candy Man”. He was preceded in death by his mother Mattie Belle Faulkner Smotherman Manire, daughter, Tonya Marie Smotherman Smithey, grandson, JJ Smithey, brother, Thomas Larry Smotherman, sister, Peggy Ann Smotherman.

Mr. Smotherman is survived by his children, Justin (Lara) Smotherman of Unionville, TN, Randall Smotherman of Murfreesboro, TN, Chris Allen of Beech Grove, TN; 8 grandchildren, Hunter Smithey, Cason Smithey, Ashley Smithey, MaKenna Smotherman, Gracie Smotherman, Grady Smotherman, Autumn Allen, Christopher Allen; 4 great grandchildren, Elizabeth Smithey, Calvin Smithey, Brayleigh Smithey, Cadynn Smithey; sisters, Hazel (Larry) Smitty of Murfreesboro, TN, and Marie Dalton of Rockvale, TN.

Visitation with the family and friends will be on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 from 4 PM until 8 PM at Lawrence Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be conducted at 11 AM on Wednesday February 10, 2021 from the Chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Hannah officiating. Interment will follow in Whitworth Cemetery in the Link Community, in Rutherford County, TN.

Pallbearers will be Justin Smotherman, Randall Smotherman, Cason Smithey, Larry Smitty, Michael Smitty, Charlie Smitty, Hunter Smithey.

For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Amazing Grace Community Church, 1046 Unionville-Deason Road, Unionville, TN 37180

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

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