Smartt, Terry Ryan (Chickamauga)

Monday, February 12, 2018

Terry Ryan Smartt, 41, of Chickamauga, passed away February 7, 2018 at his residence. Terry lived in the area for over 18 years, and was of the Christian faith. Mr. Smartt was a proud member of the Carpenter’s union of Chattanooga, an avid Alabama fan, loved to fish, watch movies and was an outstanding football player for the Marion county football program, where he lettered each of his years. Terry was very energetic and outgoing. More than 26 universities offered Terry scholarships to play football, he was a very talented athlete and will be missed by all who knew him.

Terry is preceded in death by his mother; Patricia Louise Sims; brother, Dustin Marvin Smartt; grandfather, Ira Pascal Sims; and uncle, Martin Pascal Sims.

Survivors include his loving wife, Dawn Smartt; children, Zachary Smartt, Colby Smartt and Danielle Bowman; sister’s, Patty Griffin, Cheryl Renee Pieri and Lori Braziel; grandmother, Betty Sims; special aunt, Kim Sims; special cousin, Brandon Guinn; special friend, Mike Bailey; and several nieces and nephews, as well as extended family.

A celebration of life will be Saturday, Feb. 17 in the Jasper Memorial Funeral Home in Jasper, Tn. 

Arrangements by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home-Ft. Oglethorpe.


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