OBITUARY: Lydia Smith McVicker


Lydia Smith McVicker passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at age 72.

Lydia Smith McVicker was born in Lebanon TN to Margaret Sanders and George Gould Smith.

She was proud to have served in the United States Air Force. She taught at Castle Heights Military Academy and at Carrol Oakland Elementary School. She enjoyed reading and gardening.

She is survived by her daughters Nancy McVicker (Sam) Dyer and Rachel McVicker Falen; grandchildren: Tyson Kelley, Bryce Kelley, Daisy Wiseman, Walker Wiseman, and Tennessee Dyer; siblings: Nancy Smith Boyd and George Gould Smith Jr.; nieces and nephews: Margaret Johnson Carroll, Beth Johnson Fancher, Robert Johnson, Matthew Smith, and Michal Smith; numerous great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins, and special Smith cousins.

She is preceded in death by husband Mac McVicker, sons Jay McVicker and Sam McVicker, and parents Margaret and George Gould Smith.

The family accepting friends at Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, on Sunday, January 22, 2023 from 2 – 5 p.m.

Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.


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