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Willie "Bill" Smithers of Sunbright

October 31, 1944 — March 2, 2022

Willie "Bill" Smithers of Sunbright

Willie Ruben (Bill) Smithers, 77, of Sunbright, Tennessee, went home to be with the Lord on March 2, 2022, at his home.

Mr. Smithers was born October 31, 1944, in Robbins, Tennessee, to Willie and Thelma Smithers.  He was of the Church of God faith.  He will be best remembered for his love of farming and his horses.

Mr. Smithers (Bill) is survived by his sisters, Judy (Kenny) Hughett, Lois (Ricky) Hutson, five children, Greg (Debbie) Smithers, Tim (Dianna) Smithers, Jodi Long, Scott (Lori)Smithers, William (Rachael) Smithers; 6 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and cousins.

Mr. Smithers (Bill) is preceded in death by his father, Willie Smithers; mother, Thelma Smithers; sister, Mary Pauline Carroll; brother-in-law, Martin Carroll and niece, April Hutson.

Services will be held at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg TN, March 4, 2022.  The family will welcome visitors from 12:00-1:00pm.  Funeral services will begin at 1:00pm in the funeral home chapel.  Graveside service will be immediately following the funeral at Black Creek Crossroads Cemetery in Robbins TN.

Mr. Smithers (Bill) will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Schubert Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Willie Ruben Smithers.

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, March 4, 2022

12:00 - 1:00pm

Schubert Funeral Home/Wartburg

1318 Knoxville Hwy, Wartburg, TN 37887

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 4, 2022

Starts at 1:00pm

Schubert Funeral Home/Wartburg

1318 Knoxville Hwy, Wartburg, TN 37887

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Interment following funeral service

Mountain View Rd.

, Robbins, TN 37852

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