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Dalton Byrd Smith

January 7, 1932 ~ March 23, 2021 (age 89)

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Dalton Byrd Smith, age 89 of Paris passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Morningside of Paris.

Dalton was born January 7, 1932 in Stewart County, TN to the late William Glenn Smith and Clara Byrd Smith. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his brother, Edward Smith.  He is survived by his wife, Katie Jones Elovitz Smith; sons: David B. (Nita) Smith, Thomas B. (Teresa) Smith; step-daughters, Cathy (Wayne) Hartmann, Jan (Jim) Cothron, Angie Holmes, Jody(Susan) Elovitz; sisters, Nancy Smith Hurst, Alma Smith Vaughn; sister-in-law, Olean Peacher Smith; grandchildren: Houston (Jac) Smith, Grayson (Katlyn) Smith, Catherine Smith; step-grandchildren: Derek Hartmann, Tony Elovitz, Nick Elovitz, Clayton Holmes; great grandchildren: Hazel Smith, Joey Smith, Dawson Smith and step-great granddaughter, Sophia Hansen Elovitz.

Dalton was a member of Wyatt’s Chapel UMC, past President of Clarksville Civitan Club, Founder Member of the Clarksville Bass Club, Former Campaign Chairman of United Givers Fund, Boy Scout Assistant Scout master, Past President of TN Public Power Association and retired as General Manager of Clarksville Department of  Electricity

A Celebration of Life Service will be held, Friday, April 2, 2021 at 2:00 PM at the chapel of Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home with Rev. Ryne Lee officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home.

Arrangements are entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; (931) 645-6488.  Online condolences may be made at

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April 1, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street
Clarksville, TN 37040

Celebration of Life
April 2, 2021

2:00 PM
Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street
Clarksville, TN 37040

Video is available for this event

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