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Rebecca Ann Smith

April 7, 1948 — August 24, 2022

Rebecca Ann Smith

Rebecca A. Smith, 74, passed peacefully on August 24th, 2022, at her home in Clarksville, TN. She was born April 7, 1948, in Cadiz, KY to the late William Howard Skinner and Melba Adell Thomas Skinner.

“Becky”, as she was fondly known, held many jobs throughout her life. She took great pride in serving as the Jackson County Bookkeeper, dedicating more than two decades of service to the Gainesboro, TN community.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry T. Smith, great-grandson Judah A. Massa, brother and sister-in-law Tommy and Annette Skinner, and infant sister Teresa Jane Skinner.

Rebecca is survived by her children Brian T. Smith of Cumberland Furnace, TN, Daughter K. Whitney Martin and husband Patrick of Clarksville, TN. Four grandchildren, Rebecca M. Smith (Case Eaton), Mckenzie Brown (Christian), Sarah Massa (Michael), and Kaydee Martin. Great grandchildren Ruthie, Haegan, and Adeline Massa. Sisters Melba Futrell, Barbara Fowler (James), Karen Adams (James). Brothers Tony Skinner, and Kevin Skinner (Kay), as well as many nieces and nephews, and special friend Barbara West.

A service of remembrance will be held at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, September 24, 2022, at Skinner-Futrell Cemetery in Cadiz, KY. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made in Becky’s honor to the Charles Ralph Hollard Memorial Library in Gainesboro, TN.

Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 335 Franklin St. Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone: 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by visiting

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Graveside Service

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Skinner-Futrell Cemetery

, Cadiz, KY 42211

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