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Wilma (Taylor) Smith

November 6, 1933 ~ June 8, 2020 (age 86)


Wilma Taylor Smith, 86, of Franklin, TN transitioned to Heaven on Monday, June 8, 2020.

She was born November 6, 1933 in Christiana,TN moving to Chattanooga in 1952 where she graduated from Central High School.  She was an executive secretary and court reporter before retiring. 

Wilma met the love of her life, Robert Clifford Smith in 1954 at Ridgedale Church of Christ.  They have been married 66 years.

Wilma was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and six sisters and several nieces and nephews. 

Survivors include her loving husband, Robert Clifford Smith; daughter, Daphne Smith; son, Marty Smith (Ann); brother, Edgar Taylor; grandsons, Zac Ellis (Faith), Sam Ellis (Liz West); granddaughter, Abby Smith (Clay Baltimore); great-grandsons, Bennett Ellis, John Akers Ellis & Maverick Smith; great-granddaughter, Hampton Smith and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held Monday, June 15th at 2 pm for the family at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donation to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or to World Christian Broadcasting in loving memory of Wilma Taylor Smith.

Visit to share condolences to the Smith Family.

The family will receive friends from 10 am until 1 pm Monday, June 15th at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.




June 15, 2020

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Chattanooga
7454 E. Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN

Graveside Service
June 15, 2020

2:00 PM
Chattanooga National Cemetery
1200 Bailey Avenue
Chattanooga, TN

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