Beersheeba Springs, Tennessee – Mr. Ralph Blaine Smartt, 77, passed away Tuesday May 7, 2019 at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. He was born in Beersheeba Springs on April 5, 1942 to Sidney James Smartt and Sally Hazel Fults Smartt who preceded him in death along with his grandson, Shane Tate.
He was retired from Carrier Corporation after 35 years service.
He is survived by his wife, Bettie Killian Smartt; sons, Wendell (Marsha), Wesley (Telsa) and John Wayne (Tina) Smartt; daughters, Shelia (Brooks) Pack and Sherry (Rick) Woodlee; sister, Cathie Richardson; 9 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday in the funeral home chapel with Minister Alton Scruggs and Bud Witman officiating with burial to follow in the Fults Cemetery. Visitation: 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM Thursday, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM Friday at Layne Funeral Home, Altamont, Tennessee. www.laynefuneralhome.com