Marcus Smartt Jr

Visitation 1

2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday, May 11, 2023
Layne Funeral Home
182 Fitchtown Road
Altamont, Tennessee, United States

Service Information

2:00 pm
Friday, May 12, 2023
Layne Funeral Home
Address not given
Not Given, Tennessee, United States

Interment Information

Fults Cemetery
Northcutts Cove Road
Altamont, Tennessee, United States

Obituary of Marcus Smartt Jr

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Altamont, Tennessee – Mr. Marcus Smartt Jr., 86, passed away Tuesday May 9, 2023, at his home.

He was born in McMinnville, Tennessee on April 5, 1937.  Marcus was a timberman and farmer and served as Mayor of Altamont for several years. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Altamont Ward. He loved playing baseball and watching the Atlanta Braves.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Campbell Smartt; parents, Marcus Smartt Sr. and Lillie Smartt; brothers, Tommie, Leonard, Hoover, Jessie and H.B. Smartt.

He is survived by his wife, Janet Gipson Smartt; daughters, Debora Lind, Crossville, TN and Carla (Will) Bridges, Bellvidere, TN; 3 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; stepson, Chad Bess; a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Friday in the funeral home chapel with Bishops, Jody Campbell and Aaron Barrett officiating with burial to follow in the Fults Cemetery.

Visitation: 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM Thursday at Layne Funeral Home, Altamont, Tennessee.


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