Joy "Jodie" Hembree

Friday, October 21st, 1949 Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Joy "Jodie" Hembree, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family of Joy "Jodie" Hembree with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.


Obituary for Joy "Jodie" Hembree

Joy Jeanne Hembree, age 69, of Clarksville, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Tennova Healthcare.
Joy entered into this life on October 21, 1949 in Mattoon, IL daughter of the late Martin Daniel Smith, Jr., and Harriette Joy Kenton Smith. She enjoyed caring for handicapped children, and socializing. Joy especially loved time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her sons, Tony (Tonya) Hembree, Matthew D. Hembree, A.J. (Tina) Hembree; bonus parents, Charles Smith, and Betty Smith; siblings, Danny Smith, Arthur (Paula) Smith, Tony (Karin) Smith, Michael (Marcia) Smith, Patti (Bob) Gentry, Missy (Tony) Miller, and Stacey (Jeff) Tipps; grandchildren, Kim Wilson, Clarissa Hernandez, Jacqueline Hembree, Jozef Hembree, Alyssa Hembree, Aleasha Broome Hembree, Gavin Hembree, Kennedy Hembree, and Sydney Hembree; great-grandchildren, Autumn Wilson, Brodie Carter, and Hunter Carter, and many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held in June of 2020, the Friday before the Smith Family reunion.
Condolences may be made online at

To send flowers to the family of Joy "Jodie" Hembree, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Read Less

Service Details

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about Joy "Jodie". All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo to your condolence?
Provide comfort for the family of Joy "Jodie" Hembree by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist
Provide comfort for the family of Joy "Jodie" Hembree by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist

Karina G

Dear Hembree Family, i am so sorry for your loss and my deepest sympathies are with your family at this time. May you find comfort in the words found in 2 Thessalonians 2:16,17.
Comment | Posted at 12:43pm via Condolence

Benefits to Ordering Flowers Through Heartfelt Sympathies

Send Beautiful Flower Arrangements

Ordering through us helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship. Through this service, a card with a picture of your selection will be included so you are able to leave a longer message of support to the family with your thoughtful gesture. Also included is a photo of your arrangement and message which will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website.

The Heartfelt Sympathies Difference:
  • Your flower arrangement will be hand-delivered by a local florist.
  • Choose to send to the service, funeral home, or family's home.
  • Your selected arrangement will be archived in this memorial tribute website in perpetuity.

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Honoring A Life: A Thoughtful Gesture with Global Benefits

Memorial Trees by Honoring A Life

When you choose to have a memorial tree planted for your loved one, you are doing more than simply putting a plant in the ground. You are making a long-term commitment to the environment, and implanting the memories of your loved one in our planet for countless years to come. A memorial tree is a unique tribute that provides global benefits like no other gift could.

What You Receive:
  • A memorial tree planted in the area of greatest need, according to the planting schedule of the American Forests Organization and the Canadian Institute of Forestry.
  • A memorial card to be sent to your home or a person of your choosing which demonstrates the gift you have given.
  • Your name and message listed in this online memorial, and on the website. (See sample memorial)
Share by: