Donald Cordell Smith

Born in Nashville, TN on May 18, 1941

Departed on October 7, 2010 and resided in Nashville, TN

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Smith, Rev. Donald Cordell , 69, October 7, 2010, survived by his wife of 43 years, Patricia Overton Smith, daughter Elizabeth Ashley Lindsey, David, grandchildren, Tyler, Tanner, and Madison, Bowling Green, Ky, sister, Doris Mimms, Nashville. Cordell was a pastor, teacher, and administrator. He had served as Assistant to the President of Bethel University, McKenzie, Tn. He loved decorating, catering, antiquing, and fellowship with family and friends. He was everyone�s �big teddy bear.� He had served in the following churches, Sugar Tree, McIllwain, Roellen, Dickson, Erin, Dyersburg, Jackson, St Luke, Calvary, Bowling Green, Marshall, Rocky Glade, and Columbia. The service will be Monday, October 11, at 11 Am at the West Nashville Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 6849 Charlotte Pike, with a Gathering to follow at 12 noon. Interment at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens at 2:15 PM. Honorary pallbearers, all clergy robed, and staff and faculty of Bethel University and Memphis Theological Seminary, robed, and all elders especially those under which he had served. Active pallbearers, Chuck Smith, Jeff Smith, Randy Mimms, Jimmy Marable, Ferrell Marable, Bobby Cauthron, Phil Averitt, Prem Saran. Visitation at the funeral home, Saturday and Sunday, 1 PM-8 PM.WEST Harpeth Funeral Home

4 Comments to Donald Cordell Smith

  1. maurisa hill
    October 8, 2010 12:00 am

    Dear Trish and Family, Our hearts are heavy upon hearing about Pastor Cordell from Pastor Rusty . We treasure our time that we were able to have with you and Cordell while you were here at the CPC in Marshall, Tx.You are both such Amazing people and your presence here was so uplifting to us all. May God Bless and Keep you in His Loving embrace as you go thru this heartbreaking time. Love and Prayers , Maurisa and Leon Hill and Virginia Neely Sellers

  2. Dudley Dean Rose Jr.
    October 8, 2010 12:00 am

    Sadly missed

  3. Kathy
    October 10, 2010 12:00 am

    We are sorry 4 ur all’s loss. He will be missed. Ur family is in our thought’s and prayer’s. God Bless. The Fravala’s & The Whitaker’s

  4. Ronda Matlock Smith
    October 14, 2010 12:00 am

    Dear Pat:

    My deepest sympathy to you and your family in the passing of Cordell. I remember both of you fondly from our Bethel days – especially the drama presentations. May the love and affection and caring of your family and friends comfort you in the days ahead.

    Ronda Matlock Smith