Funeral services for Mrs. Parton will be Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Bud Lambert officiating. Interment will follow at Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday from 3-7 p.m. and Sunday after noon at Ligon & Bobo.
Mrs. Parton, age 87, of Lebanon, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage.
Born July 13, 1926 in Wilson County, she is the daughter of the late Wade Smith Sr. and Minnie Partlow Smith. She was a member of Adams Grove Church of Christ and retired from the Wilson County Property Assessors Office.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Wilson Parton; two sisters, Margaret Hogwood, Carolyn “Tots” Smith; and two brothers, William Newton Smith and Wade Smith Jr.
She is survived by two nieces, Sharon Warren, Marilyn (Max) Apple; and two nephews, Bobby (Melinda) Parton and Douglas Jones.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Parton and Douglas Jones.
Active pallbearers will be David Harris, Mark Fain, Adam Patterson, Clint Martin, Chad Lanning, Mike Trusty and Max Apple.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home in Lebanon is in charge of arrangements.