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Elizabeth Lucille Smith

March 23, 1935 — September 21, 2020

Elizabeth Lucille Smith, 85, of Cleveland passed away on Monday, September 21, 2020. Lucille was born on March 23, 1935 in Berea, Madison County, Kentucky to the late Reba and Harry Botkin. She worked alongside her husband of 63 years, Jack, in ministry. They pastored churches in Tennessee, Kentucky, Arizona, Arkansas and Louisiana. She was a member of North Cleveland Church of God and active in the Unity Sunday School Class and the Geneva Circle.  Lucille retired from Cleveland City Schools. In addition to her parents and her dear husband, she was also preceded in death by her sister, Katheleen Ledford and her grandson, Tyler Hugh Carver.

Lucille is survived by her four children, Nona Carver (Hugh), Gwen Smith, Beth Taylor (Jeff) and Jack Smith II (Lisa); 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews whom she loved.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at Serenity of Cleveland Funeral Home, 3010 N. Ocoee Street, Cleveland, TN 37312 with Pastor Mitch Maloney officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home before the funeral service.

Donations in honor of Lucille may be made to the Tyler Carver Chapel in Guyana #731-1143-383 c/o Men and Women of Action, 1510 Stuart Road NE #209, Cleveland, TN 37312.

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