Vassie was born Friday January 16, 1925 in Monroe County, KY, the daughter of the late Illow and Elizabeth Shaw Smith. In 1942, she married Emmitt Brown, who preceded her in death in 1943. On January 21, 1950, she married Andrew Veltra Fleming, who also preceded her in death on March 7, 1975. In addition to her husband’s and parents, she was also preceded in death by her great-granddaughter, Daisy Fleming, sisters, Delma Spears, Della Denton, Irene Williams and Carmie Ford, and brothers, Webster and Dumas Smith. Vassie was a factory worker and a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include: daughters & son-in-law, Neida & Jerry Dallas, Cynthia Smalling, sons & daughters-in-law, Doug & Mildred Fleming, Bobby Joe & Rita Fleming all of Red Boiling Springs, Terry & Sandra Fleming, Lafayette, sister, Ilean Cherry, Hermitage Springs, brothers & sisters-in-law, Dallas & Glenda Smith, Preston & Rita Smith all of Smiths Grove, KY, 10 grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and 6 step-great-grandchildren. Arrangements by ANDERSON & SON FUNERAL HOME DIRECTORS, Red Boiling Springs, TN. 615-699-2191 www.andersonandsonfuneralhomes.com