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James "JJ" Smithey

Manchester - Funeral services for Mr. James “JJ” Smithey, age 19, of Manchester, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Sunday, March 8, 2020, at Tullahoma Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Whitworth Cemetery in Bedford Co., TN. The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until the time of service on Sunday, at the funeral home. JJ passed suddenly from this life on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.

JJ was born in Nashville, TN the son of James and Tonya Smithey. He played football and was a graduate of Coffee County Central High School. He enjoyed fishing with his dad and loved being with his family. JJ was into everything, he always had a smile on his face, and was always making someone else smile and laugh. He was a loving son and brother.

JJ is preceded in death by his mother, Tonya Smithey. He is survived by his father, James Smithey (April); three brothers, Hunter Smithey (Hannah), Cason Smithey, and Austin Stephens (Kaitlyn); two sisters, Ashley Smithey and Makayla Stephens; maternal grandparents, Mark Smotherman and Belinda Busey; paternal grandparents, James Smithey and Patricia Stacey; Papa, R.L. Dodd; nieces and nephews, Elizabeth, Calvin, Brayleigh, Cayden, and Bentley; girlfriend, Ashley Kight; and multiple aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Tullahoma Funeral Home is honored to serve the Smithey Family.


Starts: 3/8/20 at 12:00pm
Ends: 3/8/20 at 2:00pm
Tullahoma Funeral Home
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Funeral Service
Starts: 3/8/20 at 2:00pm
Tullahoma Funeral Home
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Starts: 3/8/20 at 3:00pm
Whitworth Cemetery
Bedford Co., TN 37160


Tony parker says:

Gone way too soon🙏😢😢
So so sorry.

Tony parker says:

Gone way too soon🙏😢😢
So so sorry.

Makayla says:

I love you bubba #2 😪❤

Destiny says:

We will miss your sweet contagious smile.. 💙 Rest Easy JJ
Always I’m our hearts ❤️

Gale Brewer praying for your family says:

Steven Smithey says:

Rest In Peace JJ. You will forever be in our hearts.

Faith smith says:

I didn’t talk to you a lot but you were a sweet boy
Gone to soon

destiny smith says:

jj, you will be missed
you will forever have a part of my heart. we were good friends
rest in paradise
take care of your momma, and stay fishing!

sorry I didn’t show up today, I just couldn’t

Gary Barrett says:

Jimmy and family, may the days ahead be filled with peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Lexi says:

Rest easy jj. Will forever miss seeing your smile.

Josie chapman says:

Even though I didn't get to know you I can't believe that you are gone way to soon

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