Debra Lynn Ward Smith, 64, of McDonald, passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at her residence of more than 39 years.
A native of McDonald, she was the daughter of the late James Hobart Ward and Sylvia Frances Bridges Ward.
She attended the Pine Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was a member of the Navy Seabees Veterans of America Ladies Auxiliary.
She loved crocheting, reading and collecting cook books, and taking care of others. She always loved her family and friends.
Survivors include her husband, David Brian Smith; three sons: Travis C. Smith of Knoxville and Chris D. Smith and Andy B. Smith of McDonald; and several cousins.
The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, with the Rev. Russell Maroon officiating.
Interment will be in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions be made to the Pine Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church, in care of Glenn Miller, 974 Old Alabama Road, S.W., McDonald, TN 37353.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 7414 Old Lee Highway.
Please share your memories at ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com.