She taught at Rockwood Jr High School until she retired. She also taught Sunday School for many years at First Baptist Church of Rockwood, TN before moving to Johnson City, TN in 2000, where she continued teaching Sunday School. She was preceded in death by her husband, JC Smith; parents, Charles and Mamie Mead; brother, Charles Audrey Mead.
Survivors Include: Daughters, Teresa Howard (Steve) of Johnson City, TN, Rhonda Lindsay (Ted) of Johnson City, TN,
Beverly Poole (Tony) of Knoxville, TN; 5 Grandchildren, Jamie Howard Price (Casey); Blake Howard (Annie); Alex Lindsay, Mary Beth Poole Strobel (Matt); and Leigh Ann Poole Foster (Adam); Great-Grandchildren, Scarlett and Packer Price, Marleigh and Zoie Foster
Family will receive friends Thursday, January 3, 2019 from 4-6 PM at First Baptist Church in Rockwood, TN. A Celebration of her Life will follow at 6:00pm with Rev. Mike Pelham and Bro Ben McNees officiating. Internment and graveside service will be held Friday, January 4, 2019 at 12:00 o’clock noon in Oak Grove Cemetery. Evans Mortuary is serving the family of Barbara (Barb) Mead Smith.