History of the Restoration Movement

Flavil Hall Smith


Flavil Smith Was A Gospel Preacher

Flavil Hall Smith was born in McMinnville, Tennessee December 2, 1906. He was baptized by E. D. Martin in 1927. Preach was his love, and he began doing so in Tampa, Florida in 1940. He served church in Dade City, Florida from 1949-1950. Later he was at the Dover, Florida church in 1950. He passed from this life May 12, 1986, and was buried in the Smith family plot in the Salem church of Christ Cemetery just north of McMinnville.

-Preachers of Today, Volume 1, page 316 - More is needed to give a fuller biographical sketch.

Directions To The Grave of Flavil H. Smith

McMinnville, is located in central Tennessee about 35 miles east of Murfreesboro on Hwy. 70S. On 70S in McMinneville go north on Faulkner Springs Rd. about six or seven miles and turn left on Salem Rd. The Salem Church of Christ and cemetery is located on the left. Enter the cemetery and head to the rear, and the Smith section is located in front of a group of trees toward the rear.

GPS Location
35.753987, -85.749113

Church of Christ At Salem
Assemblies Here
Bible Study 10:15
Worship 11:00

Mary Mildred Smith
August 29, 1912
January 24, 1996

Minnie Webb Smith
August 2, 1886
March 6, 1986

James Lee Smith
February 16, 1873
July 15, 1957

Mildred Lamb Smith
July 30, 1920
June 17, 1994

Flavil Hall Smith
December 2, 1906
Mary 12, 1986

Photos Taken 02.24.2014
Webpage Produced 10.30.2014
Courtesy of Scott Harp

Special thanks to C. Wayne Kilpatrick for the assistance in procuring location and photos of the grave of F.H. Smith. Wayne traveled with me in late February, 2014 while making our way to Knoxville for a lectureship program.

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