Smith, Henry Jr. (Pikeville)

Monday, February 25, 2013

Henry Smith Jr., 71, of Pikeville, TN, died on Thursday, February 21, 2013.

He was born on September 2, 1941 in Tennille, GA and loved playing guitar. He was an electrician.

A service was held Sunday at Pikeville Funeral Home, who had charge of the arrangements.


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