Polk County
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Surnames Smith

Surname
D
Death Date
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SMITH , Annie A.
February 29, 1940
SMITH , Annie Lora
February 1, 1973
SMITH , Annie Mae
August 6, 1987
SMITH , Annie Ruth
November 20, 1967
SMITH , Annie Ruth
September 13, 2004
SMITH , Belle
June 4, 1987
SMITH , Bobby G.
March 14, 2004
SMITH , Buddy Eugene
July 30, 1999
SMITH , Carro Johnson Wood
May 30, 2004
SMITH , Catherine Coleman
March 6, 1997
SMITH , Charles
December 30, 1995
SMITH , Charlie "Boyd"
December 24, 1935
SMITH , Charles Earnest
September 15, 1983
SMITH , Charles Sidney
June 20, 2011
SMITH , Clara Annie Truett
November 16, 2003
SMITH , Clyde Eugene
March 31, 1980).
SMITH , Clyde
October 28, 1988
SMITH , Cornelia    09-10-2012
April 17, 2011
SMITH , Cornelius
November 14, 1918
SMITH , Daniel (Webb) Webster
May 23, 1978
SMITH , Danny
Sept. 27, 2004
SMITH , Ms. Donna Cindy Nichols
September 28, 2006
SMITH , Mrs. Dora Wofford
June 17, 1915
SMITH , Earl
June 28, 2008
SMITH , Earnest
August 3, 1987
SMITH , Edna Earl
June 18, 2006
SMITH , Edward B.
July 5, 2007
SMITH , Elizabeth
January 21, 1926
SMITH ,Mr. F. P.
July 29, 1940
SMITH , Franklin E.
June 28, 2009
SMITH , Geneva Arrington
August 19, 2000
SMITH , George Edward
September 19, 2009
SMITH , George Melton
December 28, 1939
SMITH , George W.
May 18, 2009
SMITH , George Washington
June 4, 1981
SMITH , Glen Ladale
December 29, 2008
SMITH ,Harvis Russell    09-10-2012
September 12, 2011
SMITH , Harvey J.
September 11, 1981
SMITH , Mrs. Hazel Josephine
October 13, 2005
SMITH , Howard Thurrel "Pete"
December 23, 1991
SMITH , Hoyt Leon
May 27, 1957
SMITH , Mr H. Spencer
December 24, 1953
SMITH , Ike
March 3, 1937
SMITH , Infant
April 25, 1940
SMITH , James Edward
February 27, 1973
SMITH , James H.
March 18, 2008
SMITH , James Orange
March 10, 1938
SMITH , James Walter
December 6, 2008
SMITH , Jason Lamar
April 3, 2006
SMITH , Jerry Allen
February 21, 2009
SMITH , Mr. Jesse D.
June 8, 1911
SMITH, Jessie Lewis
February 5, 2008
SMITH , Jewell
June 24, 1918
SMITH , Jewell Beatrice Powers
November 22, 2008
SMITH , Jimmy Ray "J.R."
September 17, 2005
SMITH , Joe Sephus
May 9, 1958
SMITH , John G
June 8, 1933
SMITH , John Richard, Jr.
April 3, 1987
SMITH , John William
October 26, 1939
SMITH , Mr. Jos. E.
July 20, 1911
SMITH , Joseph Lee "Joe"
February 19, 2003
SMITH , Kate M.
November 18, 1971
SMITH , Larry J.
October 25, 2005
SMITH , Leamon Andrew
April 1, 1955
SMITH , Lena Victoria
February 15, 1956
SMITH , Miss Linnie
February 22, 1912
SMITH , Miss Lizzie
September 25, 1924
SMITH , Mrs. Lizzie
October 21, 1946
SMITH , Mrs. Lois M.
February 12, 2005
SMITH , Maggie Frances Prophett
February 15, 1992
SMITH , Malline Beck
July 7, 2003
SMITH , Margaret Hudgens
November 16, 1997
SMITH , Marilyn
May 25, 1954
SMITH , Mary
August 3, 1939)
SMITH , Mary Jo
April 28, 2010
SMITH , Mary Lou
June 16, 1998
SMITH , Mearlyn
March 27, 2004
SMITH , Melton Selvin
May 29, 1953
SMITH , Mr. Michael Scott
August 13, 2004
SMITH , Mrs. Minnes Lee Stephens
April 3, 1987
SMITH , Monroe Jackson
April 15, 2009
SMITH , Mrs. Naomi "Oma" Alexander Ely
March 1937
SMITH , Nathaniel
October 1, 2008
SMITH , Norma Cristine Brock
Aug 1, 2000
SMITH , Odessa
February 13, 1919
SMITH , Oscar
March 28, 1989)
SMITH , Oscar Andrew
October 28, 1962
SMITH , Otis Calder
August 12, 2005
SMITH , Otis Edmund, Jr.
September 1, 2008
SMITH , Ozell Mattie
December 19, 2004
SMITH , Peggy J.
January 3, 2003
SMITH , Richard Chad
February 10, 2007
SMITH ,Richard Scott    09-10-2012
March 10, 2012
SMITH , Robert
August 9, 1917
SMITH , Robert Charles
February 22, 1998
SMITH , Robert Ray
June 20, 2005
SMITH , Roland
October 20, 2003
SMITH , Ronald Lee
February 18, 2004
SMITH , Mrs. Ruie Hamrick
March 31, 1998
SMITH , Sally Bell
September 17, 2005
SMITH , Sara Elizabeth
July 6, 1939
SMITH , Mrs. Sarah T.
September 28, 1998
SMITH , Stella "Sheffield"
March 15, 1988
SMITH , Sylvia Duke    09-10-2012
October 13, 2011
SMITH , Thelma Elizabeth
December 23, 2003
SMITH , Thomas B.
May 9, 1968
SMITH , Thomas Butler
July 6, 1939
SMITH , Thomas Clifford
October 29, 1962
SMITH , Thomas Doyle
August 31, 1939
SMITH , Thomas Whitney
February 24, 1938
SMITH , Trisha Ann
February 19, 1998
SMITH , Vennie Irene
July 9, 1997
SMITH , Vera Coleman
March 15, 2008
SMITH , Vicki Elaine Fincher Redding
March 22, 2007
SMITH , Virginia Faye
May 13, 2005
SMITH , Walter C.
October 31, 1918
SMITH , William "Bill" Anderson "Bell-Tree"
August 20, 1908
SMITH , William "Bill" Ernest    08-12-2013
September 7, 2008
SMITH , William "Bill" Everett
October 11, 1994
SMITH , Mr. Willy Ovie
September 7, 1954
SMITH , Wyatt
December 19, 1918




Mrs. Dora Wofford Smith,
widow of the late Mr. J. D. Smith, passed away Tuesday afternoon, after a prolonged illness. Her case has long been hopeless, and to her death came as a welcome messenger. She was an excellent Christian lady, a devoted member of the First Baptist Church. She is survived by four children, Mrs. S. M. Byrd of Mississippi, Miss Ivylyn, and Messrs. Jesse and Hampton Smith. Funeral services were conducted yesterday afternoon by her pastor, Rev. J. D. Larkins. (Cedartown Standard, Thursday, June 17, 1915, page 3:)

Squire and Mrs. G. W. Peacock of Rockmart, and Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Baker of Birmingham, were called here Tuesday by the death of their sister, Mrs. J. D. Smith. (Cedartown Standard, Thursday, June 17, 1915, page 6:)

Mrs. J. D. Smith, Cedartown
Cedartown, Ga., June 16.
The funeral of Mrs. J. D. Smith, who died at her home yesterday on Cave Spring street, after a long illness, was held this afternoon and the interment was in Greenwood cemetery. Mrs. Smith is survived by two sons Messrs. J. W. and Hampton Smith and two daughters Mrs. Masters Byrd and Miss Evelyn Smith.(Atlanta Constitution, June 17, 1915)

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Baker, who were called here by the death of their sister, Mrs. J. D. Smith, returned Friday to Birmingham. (Cedartown Standard, Thursday, June 24, 1915, page 7)

Resolutions. From Cedartown Chapter, U. D. C., on the death of Mrs. Dora Smith.
Resolved, 1st, on the 15th of June the brave spirit of Mrs. Smith entered into that better land, where there is no sorrow, no suffering nor death. As mother in the home, as friend or neighbor in the broad acceptation, she was unconsciously and unselfishly giving out her life in service. Resolved, 2d, she loved the chapter and never tired to work for its interest, until ill health debarred her the pleasure. Resolved, 3d., We shall keenly miss her inspiring presence, and bow in sorrow as we journey on.
Resolved, 4th, That these resolutions be spread upon the minutes and a copy be sent the family.
Mrs. J. A. Wilson, Mrs. E. E. Roberts, Mrs. J. D. Hightower, Com.
(Cedartown Standard , July 29, 1915, page 4)

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A Good Citizen Gone.
Mr. Jesse D. Smith, one of our excellent citizens, passed away Sunday night, his death being a general surprise. He had been ill only a few days, but peritonitis developed and brought a sudden end to life.
The deceased was born Dec. 1st, 1849, at Taylorsville, and on Dec. 7th, 1876, was united in marriage with Miss Dora Wofford, of Cass, who with four children survives him-Mrs. S. M. Byrd of Texas, County Treasurer Jesse W. Smith, Miss Ivylyn and Hampton Smith.
Mr. Smith came here from Taylorsville in 1892, and has been engaged in the real estate and insurance business. For forty years he has been a faithful member of the Baptist church.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday morning at the residence on Cave Spring street by Rev. C. C. Heard, assisted by Rev. B. P. Allen, and the remains were laid to rest in the city cemetery in the presence of a large gathering of sympathizing friends, whose hearts go out in sorrow to the bereaved family. (The Cedartown Standard, June 8, 1911, page 2:)

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Death of a Good Farmer.
Mr. Jos. E. Smith passed away Thursday afternoon at the home of Mr. M. V. B. Ake, south of town, where he has lived for a number of years. He had been ill for some time, having taken sick at the time of the death of his brother, Mr. Jesse D. Smith, a few weeks ago. Death came as a merciful release to him. Mr. Smith was born in Bartow county, Dec. 9th, 1844. At the age of sixteen he enlisted in the army and served throughout the war with fidelity. His wife was Miss Carrie Hines, who died fifteen years ago. Mr. Smith came here with his family fourteen years ago, and has been a well esteemed citizen. The children who survive him are Mrs. J. S. Collins, Mr. Londz Smith, Misses Lessie, Etta, Brewster and Linnie Smith; and Mr. Guy Smith of Fresno, Cal. Funeral services were conducted at the residence Friday morning by Rev. E. A. Thomas, followed by interment in the city cemetery. Among those who came from out of town to attend the funeral were Mrs. Wesley Harris, Messrs. Jesse Harris and Jas. Smith of Cartersville; Mrs. Nannie L. Smith, Messrs Ivy Harris and Ben Smith of Taylorsville; and Mr. Jas. W. Burge of Stilesboro. (The Cedartown Standard, July 20, 1911, page 2:)

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Miss Linnie Smith,
one of Cedartown's loveliest young ladies, died Friday night at the home of Mr. C. W. Smith, after an illness of several weeks. Funeral services were held at Mr. Smith's residence Sunday afternoon, and were conducted by Rev. Geo. E. Benedict, assisted by Revs. C. C. Heard, R. C. Cleckler and E. A. Thomas. The deceased was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Smith, and was a winsome young lady only twenty years of age. She leaves a large circle of relatives and friends to mourn her untimely death. (The Cedartown Standard, February 22, 1912, page 8:)

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Annie Ruth Smith
Annie Ruth Smith, 85, of Cedartown passed away Sept. 13, 2004.
She was born Dec. 15, 1918 in Haralson County to the late Herman Winston and Pluma Witt.
Mrs. Smith is preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Paul Witt; sisters, Ruby Wilkerson, Jessie Mae Harris and Lois Varnum.
She is survived by her husband, Otis Calder Smith, to whom she was married for 68 years; a daughter, Sandra Smith Williams; sisters, Pauline Cochran, Mary Forrister and Geneva Forrister; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the Gammage Funeral Home with the Minister James Nelson officiating. Interment followed in the Northview Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Kyle Forrister, Scott Forrister, Phil Harris, Paul Purcell, Jim McClure and Greg Carter. The Gammage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. (The Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, September 21, 2004)

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Bobby G. Smith
Bobby G. Smith, 65, of 151 Samantha Circle, Rockmart passed away Sunday, March 14 at his residence following a four-month illness.
He was born May 22, 1938 in Aragon and had lived all of his life in the Rockmart area. He attended Second Baptist Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving as a paratrooper. He was a former employee of the Marquette Cement Company and former owner of the R & W Easy Shop. Prior to retirement, he and his wife owned and operated the Casual Shop for 25 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie Leroy and Eleanor Lanham Smith. Survivors include his wife, Shelba Statham Smith; daughter, Angie Smith of Rockmart; son, Steve Smith; sister, Betty Lundy of Cedartown; two granddaughters and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 16 in the Second Baptist Church of Rockmart, at 2 p.m., with Rev. David Warriner and Rev. Robert Wright officiating. Interment followed in the Rockmart Memorial Gardens.
The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
(The Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA, March 18, 2004)

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Clara Annie Truett Smith
Clara Annie Truett Smith, 88, of Richard Pullen Road, Cedartown, passed away Nov. 16, 2003.
She was born in Haralson County and was a member of Union Grove Baptist Church in Cedartown. She had retired from the Banning Mill after working as a winder.
Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by: parents, Robert and Ida Jackson Truett; husband, Thomas Jefferson Carden; daughters, Mary Katherleen Carden Bolden, Jewell Carden Miller and Louise Carden; and son, Franklin Carden. She is survived by her daughters, Peggy Earwood of Cedartown and Flora Mae Carden of Atlanta and her sons, Thomas Jefferson Carden Jr. of Villa Rica and Barry Carden of Auburn, Ga.
Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home in Villa Rica with the Rev. Raymond Cook and Rev. Billy Swift officiating. Interment followed in the Little Vine Cemetery in Villa Rica with Rev. John Hooper officiating.
Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Villa Rica was in charge of the arrangements. (The Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA, November 20, 2003)

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Joseph Lee Smith
Joseph Lee “Joe” Smith, 87, of Watts Rd, Cedartown, formerly of Centre, AL, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Smith of Cedartown; sons, Gaines Smith of Sand Rock, AL and Winston Smith of Centre, AL; daughter, Martha Maltbie of Southside, AL; step-son, Anthony Bowens of Cedartown; step-daughters, Bonnie Anderson and Glenda Vaughn, both of Cedartown; sister, Mary McElrath of Centre, AL; 5 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and a number of great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 20 at 7 p.m. at the Centre Memorial Chapel with Rev. Robert Hulsey officiating. Interment followed in the Parkers Grove Cemetery in Centre. The Centre Memorial Chapel of Center, AL was in charge of the arrangements.
This announcement is made locally for the family and friends by the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home. (Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA, February 25, 2003)

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Mearlyn Smith
Mearlyn Smith, 74, of 202 E. Jule Peek Ave., passed away March 27, 2004 after a sudden illness.
She was born Feb. 26, 1930.
She is preceded in death by: parents, Clarence Jackson and Dolvie Norris Jackson; brothers, J.B. Jackson, Edward Jackson and Lanoris “Hoot” Jackson; and sisters, Kathlyn Woods and stepson Ronald Smith.
Survivors include: husband, Jimmy Ray Smith; stepsons, Troy, Randy and Jerome Smith; sisters, Margie Redding, Barbara Smith and Myrtle Chandler; and brothers, Ronald and Gary Jackson. Eight step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren also survive. Two brothers precede her in death.
Services were held Tuesday, march 30, at 2 p.m., in the Chapel of the Gammage Funeral Home with the Rev. Danny Tucker and Rev. Bobby Wood officiating. Interment followed in the Northview Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Wayne Wood, Terry Stroup, Shane Smith, Jimmy Cook, Rodney Chandler and Carl Redding.
Gammage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. (The Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA, April 13, 2004)

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Mr. Michael Scott Smith
Mr. Michael Scott Smith, 33, of 238 Short Rd., Cedartown, passed away on Friday, Aug. 13, 2004 from injuries he sustained from an automobile accident.
He was born on April 7, 1971 in Floyd County and was of the Baptist Faith. Mr. Smith was employed by Inland Corporation in Rome.
He is preceded in death by his father, Felton “Sonny” Smith; paternal grandparents, Felton and Jean Smith. He is survived by his wife, Regina Collier Smith of Cedartown; daughter, Ally McCall Smith of Cedartown; his mother, Darlene Hicks Phillips of Cartersville and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James R. Hicks of Summerville. A niece and several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at 11 a.m. from the chapel of the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home with the Dr. Dewayne New and Rev. Jeff Pilgram officiating.
Interment followed in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
The following served as pallbearers: Rickey Carter, Greg Carter, Joe Montgomery, Jim Ware, Mike Tucker, Lane Tucker and Mike Wilson. In lieu of flowers a trust fund has been set up at the Suntrust Bank of Cedartown for his daughter.
The Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements. (The Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA, August 19 & 24, 2004)

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Ozell Mattie Smith
Ozell Mattie Smith, 89, of 7251 W. Strickland St. in Douglasville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004, in an out-of-town hospital.
She was born on March 30, 1915 to parents Samuel Bowman and Katie Blackmon. Mrs. Smith was a member of the Straightway Full Gospel Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Robert Smith. Survivors include her sister, Dollie Ward and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral was conducted Wednesday, Dec. 22 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the Gammage Funeral Home with the Rev. Rick Jones officiating.
Interment followed at Northview Cemetery.
The Olin L. Gammage and Son Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements. (The Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA, January 6, 2005)

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Peggy J. Smith
Peggy J. Smith, 55, of 684 Campbell Road, Cedartown, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2003, at her residence.
Mrs, Smith was born in Polk County on Feb. 15, 1947. She had lived all her life in Polk County where she was a member of the Van Wert Baptist Church.
She was a former employee of Shaw Manufacturing.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry E. Smith, and her father, Floyd Patterson.
Survivors include daughters, Wendy Jackson of Cedartown, Lynn Williams of Felton, and Sonya Elliott of Rockmart; son, Jeff Smith of San Antonio, TX; mother, Marvine Roberson of Rockmart; sister, Patricia Stewart of Rockmart; brothers Harry Patterson and Larry Patterson, both of Rockmart; grandmother, Berma Hulsey of Rockmart; 7 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 6, 2003, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Eddie Davidson officiating. Interment followed in Northview Cemetery.
Pallbearers included Josh Gilliam, Miles Jackson, Larry Patterson, Jr., Phil Griggs, Jimmy Griggs and Jack Causey.
The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. (Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA, January 9, 2003)

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Larry J. Smith
Mr. Larry J. Smith, 58, Cedartown, died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005. He was born July 1, 1947 in Polk County, was a member of East View Baptist Church in Cedartown and retired from General Electric after 32 years.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Diann Robinson Smith, to whom he was married 38 years, two sons and daughters-in-law, Jason and Debbie Smith of Rome and Scott and Lynn Smith of Kennesaw; his parents, Monroe and Jewell Powers Smith of Cedartown; a brother and sister-in-law, Aaron and Cathy Smith of Cedartown; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Donna and Jim Mullen and Tammy and Timmy Odom, all of Cedar-town; grandchildren and other relatives.
The graveside service was held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 in Northside Cemetery with Rev. Reginald Campbell officiating.
Pallbearers were Scott Smith, Jason Smith, Jeremy Mullen, Jim Mullen, Timmy Odom, Mike Robinson, Anthony Robinson and Dallas Rose. Honorary pallbearers were Nick Smith and Christopher Smith.
The Olin Gammage and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of the funeral arrangements. (The Rockmart Journal, Rockmart, GA, November 2, 2005)

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Danny Smith
Mr. Danny Smith, 64, 131 Hicksville Road, Aragon died Monday, Sept. 27, 2004. Mr. Smith was born August 2, 1940 in Polk County, son of the late James F. and Gladys Mae Rogers Smith.
He attended Euharlee Baptist Church, and was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict having served in the U.S. Air Force. He is preceded in death by three brothers, Clark Smith, Lonnie Smith and Jackie Smith.
Surviving are two sisters and brothers-in-law, Faye and Bobby Borders, Rockmart, Fawn and Lamar Roberson of Aragon; one brother and sister-in-law, Wayne and Sheila Smith of Whitesburg, Ga.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004 in the family lot of Hills Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Delton Harne officiating. The Freeman Harris Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (The Rockmart Journal, Rockmart, GA, October 06, 2004)

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Mr. Jason Lamar Smith
Mr. Jason Lamar Smith, 31, Frashier Rd., Carrollton, died Monday, April 3, 2006. Mr. Smith was born May 10, 1974 in Clayton County, GA to Sheila Waddell Smith and Harold Wayne Smith. He worked in the maintenance department for Raven Wire and Cable.
Surviving are parents; son, Jacob Lamar Smith of Mt. Zion; maternal grandmother, Thelma Waddell of Aragon; brother, Gabe Smith of Lovejoy; other relatives. The funeral was conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2006 from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Rev. Delton Harne officiating.
Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel of Carrollton had charge of arrangements. (The Rockmart Journal, Rockmart, GA, April 06, 2006)

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Roland Smith
Roland Smith, 73, of Oakland, Ga. formerly of Cave Spring. passed away Oct. 20, 2003. He was born in Hazelhurst, Ga. and served in Korea from 1951-1952.
He was preceded in death by his parents Ives Smith and Stella Hassell Smith, two brothers and four sisters. Survivors include: wife Carolyn Lawler Smith; daughter Cindy Smith; son Joseph Mark Smith; sisters Leila Mae Tant of Quartzite, Arz., and Becky Padgett of Douglasville, Ga., and brother Robert M. Smith of Jasper. A memorial was conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m. from Blackshear Place Baptist Church, Flowery Branch, Ga. with Mr. Harvey Nowland officiating. Graveside services were held later at 3:30 p.m. at State Line Baptist Church Cemetery, Cave Spring. Gammage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. (The Cedartown Standard on line, October 23, 2003)

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Malline Beck Smith
Malline Beck Smith, 87, of Marietta passed away Monday, July 7, 2003. She was born in Polk County and was a homemaker and a member of Maple Avenue United Methodist Church in Marietta. Survivors include brothers, E.L. Smith, Jr. of Hull and Bob Smith of Powder Springs; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 9 at Maple Avenue United Methodist Church in Marietta with Rev. Kelly Brisendine and Rev. George Wanamaker officiating. The Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home of Marietta was in charge of the arrangements. (The Cedartown Standard on line, July 15, 2003)

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Ronald Lee Smith
Ronald Lee Smith, 46, of 136 Fish Creek Rd., Cedartown, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004. He was born Feb. 15, 1958 in Floyd County. He was a member of Friendly Baptist Church and was previously employed at Jockey International. At the time of his death, he was a self-employed painter. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Jack M. Ledford and his grandparents, E. C. Smith and Ada Sue Sanders Smith, A. B. Benefield and Ovelle Benefield. Survivors include son, Jamey Lee Donaldson; mother, Mary Dathnia Ledford; father and stepmother, J. R. and Mearlyn Smith; brothers, Troy Ray Smith, Randy Smith and Jerome Smith; and a number of nieces and nephews and uncles. Funeral services were conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. at Friendly Baptist Church. Rev. R. B. Hulsey and Rev. Danny Tucker officiated. Interment followed at Northview Cemetery. The Gammage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. (The Cedartown Standard on line, February 26, 2004)

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Mr. Jimmy Ray "J.R." Smith
Mr. Jimmy Ray "J.R." Smith, 70, of Cedartown passed away Friday, Sept. 17. He was preceded in death by parents, E.C. and Ada Sue Smith; wife, Mearlyn Jackson Smith; son, Ronald Lee Smith; brother, Earnest "Buster" Smith; and grandson, Samuel Jerome Smith. Surviving are sons, Troy Smith, Randy Smith and his wife Wanda, Jerome Smith and his wife Rena; sisters, Helen Stroup, Sara Wood, Delma Wilson, and Linda Womack; brothers, Carl Smith and Nathan Smith; eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Mr. Jimmy Ray "J.R." Smith were conducted Tuesday, Sept. 20, in the chapel of the Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home at 2 p.m. with Rev. Danny Tucker and Rev. Bobby Woods officiating. Interment followed in Northview Cemetery. Pallbearers were Wayne Wood, Ted Stroups, Larry Stroups, Jerry Timms, Shane Smith, Corey Smith, Eric Riding, and T.J. Stroups. The Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements. (The Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA. September 22, 2005)

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Mrs. Sally Bell Smith
Mrs. Sally Bell Smith, 67, of Cedartown passed away Friday, Sept. 17. She was born on Nov. 13, 1937. She is preceded in death by her parents, Benton and Bessie Whittaker; and her husband, Billy Joe Smith. She is survived by daughters, Sally Lackey and Cathy Watson; sons, James Smith and Jerry Smith; 11 Grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. The funeral service for Mrs. Sally Bell Smith was conducted on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Dutton officiating. Interment followed in Resthaven Gardens of Memory of Dekalb in Decatur. Pallbearers were: David Morgan, Sam Cole, Wayne Vines, Micah Huckaby, David Dutton, and Steve Dutton. The Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Sally Bell Smith. (The Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA. September 22, 2005)

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Lois M. Smith
Mrs. Lois M. Smith, 96, 121 Church St., Van Wert community, died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005.
Mrs. Smith was born March 12, 1908 in Floyd County, GA a daughter of the late W.A. Marks and Samantha Garner Marks. She lived for several years in Paulding County before moving to Polk where she had been a resident for about 60 years. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. John M. Smith; son, Mr. Raymond Smith; sister, Mrs. Elsie King. Surviving are son, William A. Smith, Denver, Colorado; sister, Mrs. Edna Allgood, Rockmart; 8 grandchildren; number of great and great great grandchildren.
The funeral service was conducted at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, 2005 in the chapel of the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Donnie Payne and Rev. Dan Reed officiating. Interment was held in the Rose Hill Cemetery. Grandsons served as pallbearers.
The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. (The Rockmart Journal, Rockmart, GA, February 23, 2005)

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Annie Lora Smith, age 84, Rt. 5, Cedartown, died Saturday afternoon after an extended illness. Mrs. Smith was born March 27, 1888 in Floyd County, and was a member of the Mountain Home Baptist Church. She was proceeded in death by her husband Mr. Vince G. Smith, December 2, 1963. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Elgin Edge, Mrs. Vera Lockridge, Mrs. Alene Dempsey, all of Cedartown and Mrs. Margaret Lock of Warren, Mich.; two sons, Mr. E. I. Smith, Marietta, GA., Mr. W. V. Smith, Columbus, GA.: one sister, Mrs. Ivon Jones, Chattanooga, Tenn.: one brother Mr. R. D. Baxter, Chattanooga, Tenn.: 14 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, a number of nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday from the Mountain Home Baptist Church with the Revs. Glenn Drummond and Grady Kines officiating. Interment was in Oakland Cemetery, Rome, GA. Grandsons served as pallbearers. Gammage Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. (The Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA, February 1, 1973, page 16)

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Catherine Coleman Smith, Age 89, of 770 Griffin Lake Rd., Felton, passed away Thursday, March 6, 1997. Mrs. Smith was born July 10, 1908 in Newburgh County, NY. She was a homemaker. Surviving are: a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Albert Sylvia Smith, Felton; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 8, at 12:30 p.m. from Hutcheson's Memorial Chapel with Father Kingery officiating. Interment followed in the Tallapoosa-East Baptist Church Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were; Albert Smith, Barry Smith, Danny Greenway, Donnie Greenway, Sam Sparks and Jimmy Dewberry. The Hutcheson's Memorial Chapel of Buchanan had charge of the arrangements. (The Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA., Tuesday, March 18, 1997)

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John G. Smith, Funeral services were held last Sunday morning from the New Prospect church for Mr. John G. Smith, 64, who died at his home in Gadsden, Ala., last Friday. Rev. J. M. Good, of Gadsden, officiated at the services with interment in the New prospect cemetery. Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, two daughters, Mrs. Louise Simms and Mrs. Allen Gowdy, both of York, Ala; one brother, Mr. T. B. Smith of Cedartown. He is also survived by five sisters, Mrs. Alice Crabb, Houston, Texas; Mrs. J. W. Wilkins, Coco?, Fla., Mrs. B. L. Clanton, Collinsville, Ala., and Mrs. Kaoe Henry and Mrs. T. R. Mullinax, both of Cedartown. (The Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA, Thursday, June 8, 1933)

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Carro Wood Smith
Carro Johnson Wood Smith, 79, of 443 Ledbetter St. Cedartown, passed away Sunday, May 30, 2004 following a brief illness.
She was born in Polk County on Dec. 19, 1924. She spent most of her life in Polk County and retired from Floyd Medical Center as a nurse. She was a member of Union Grove Baptist Church of Cedartown.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Bert Wood, Sr. and by her second husband, William Lee Smith; her parents, Sidney Johnson and Frances McBurnett Johnson; brothers, Dewey "Bud" Clarence Johnson, Edgar D. Johnson and Sidney Johnson, Jr.; sisters, Martha Malinda J. Dean, Beatrice J. McClain, Flora Jane J. Hurley and Addie J. Presley.
Survivors include her son, Bert Wood, Jr. of Cedartown; sisters, Ida Mae J. Ragsdale, Louise J. Crowley and Georgia J. Sensing, all of Cedartown; five grandchildren, one step grandson, seven great grandchildren, one step great great grandchild. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 1 at 3 p.m. from the Chapel of the Gammage Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Conway officiating.
Interment followed in the Greenwood Cemetery. The Gammage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. (The Cedartown Standard June 3, 2004)

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Ms. Donna Cindy Nichols Smith
Ms. Donna Cindy Nichols Smith, 35, of 832 Wimberly Hill Rd., Cedartown, died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006 in a Franklin, GA nursing center following a lengthy illness. Ms. Smith was born in Polk County on May 24, 1971, a daughter of Donald Franklin Nichols and the late Patricia Sue Knight Nichols. She had lived all of her life in Polk County and was of the Baptist faith. Surviving are son, James Dustin Nichols of Cartersville; parents, Donald and Shirley Nichols of Cedartown; sister, Barbara and Kenneth Stringer of Cartersville; step brother, Scott Carden of Rome; step sisters, Charity Cody and Tonya Peterson, both of Rockmart. The graveside funeral and interment services were held at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, 2006 in Eastview Baptist Church Cemetery, Cedartown, with Rev. Billy Swift officiating. Pallbearers included David Rogers, Mark Benefield, Che Dean, Nick Jackson, Roy Yarbrough and Mike Duncan. The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. (The Rockmart Journal October 4, 2006)

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Thelma Elizabeth Smith, 88, of Resaca, passed away Dec. 23. She was born in Polk County. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her parents, Marion J. and Sarah E. West Smith, and son, Arthur L. Smith. Survivors include: brother, Monroe Smith, Cedartown; son, William Smith, Resaca; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Dec. 27, at 12 p.m., in the Chapel of the Gammage Funeral Home with the Rev. Woody Woodtin officiating. Interment followed in the Northview Cemetery. Gammage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. (The Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA, January 2, 2004)

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Thomas Whitney Smith, 72, prominent Polk county farmer residing in the Fish Creek section, were held from New Prospect church at 11 a.m. Monday, February 21st. Rev. E.L. Head, Rockmart, officiated with interment in the church cemetery. Bisaner's Funeral Home was in charge. Mr. Smith's death occurred at his home on the preceding Saturday after an extended illness. He had made his home at Fish Creek for many years and was a widely prominent and successful farmer. He leaves a wide circle of friends and relatives to mourn his passing. Mr. Smith is survived by his widow and four daughters, Miss Corrie Smith, Rome; Mrs. Katie Garrett, Cedartown; Mrs. Ira Logan, Magnolia, Miss.; and Mrs. Rena Garrett, Rockmart, and by two sons, Newton Smith, Atlanta, and Demetries Smith, Rockmart. (The Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, Ga., Thursday, February 24, 1938)

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Mrs. Annie Mae Smith, age 55, Route 2, Rockmart, Ga., passed away August 6, 1987. She was born in Polk County, February 16, 1932. Survivors include her husband, Mr. Hoke Smith, Rockmart; five sons, Mr. Timothy Smith, Mr. Sammy Smith, Mr. Charles Smith, Mr. Roy Smith, Mr. David Smith all of Rockmart; one daughter, Mrs. Emmer Moore, Lavell, Fla.; two brothers, Mr. James Dotson, Dalton, GA., Mr. Charles Dotson, Decatur, Ga.; two sisters, Mrs. Sara Elizabeth Rowell, Warm Springs, Ga., Mrs. Betty June Windom, Graceville, Fl.. Funeral services were held Saturday, August 8 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of the Freeman Harris Funeral Home with the Rev. Horace Wilson officiating. Interment followed in the Live Oak Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jimmy Frix, Charles Dotson, Jr., Kelvin Dotson, Sam Rowell, Randy Roberts, Junior Moore and Tyrone Rowell. Freeman Harris Funeral Home of Rockmart was in charge of arrangements.

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Mr. Earnest Smith, 75, of 206 Jackson Street, Cedartown, passed away Monday, August 3, 1987 in an out of town hospital after an extended illness. Mr. Smith was born May 28, 1912, in Paulding County. He was a retired textile employee and a veteran of World War II, serving with the United States Navy. Surviving are his wife Mrs. Rosie Jarrell Smith of Cedartown, three sisters; Mrs. Louise Walker of Powder Springs, Mrs. Ethel Rainey of Cedartown and Mrs. Della Jo Turner of Summerville; three brothers; Leon Smith of Clarksdale, D. L. Smith of Dallas, and J. L. Smith of Mableton. A number of nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of the Gammage Funeral Home with the Rev. James L. Rosser officiating. Interment was in Polk Memory Gardens with full military rites conducted by Brewster Cleveland Post No. 86, Cedartown. Gammage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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Harvey J. Smith, 60, 18 Park St., Cave Spring, died Friday, (September 11, 1981) in a Rome hospital following an extended illness of two years. He was born in Cherokee County, Ala., Sept. 4, 1921, son of Oscar Smith and the late Omie Alexander Smith. He had been a resident of Cave Spring most of his like and was a member of the Cave Spring Baptist Church. Prior to ill health, he was employed by the Marietta Daily Journal for 17 years. Survivors include the widow, the former Evelyn Pruitt, whom he married, Jan. 5, 1946; one son Sammy Smith, Cave Spring; one daughter, Mrs. Vicky Jacobs, Rome; father Oscar Smith, Cedartown; three brothers, Earl Smith, Lindale, Horace Smith, Centre, Ala., Marvin Smith, Rome; one sister, Mrs. Elsie Pruitt, Cave Spring; four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Cave Spring Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Lewis officiating. Interment will be in Cave Spring Cemetery. Pallbearers include, Gene Givens, Greg Ringo, Steve Pruitt, Eddy Smith, Ronnie Pruitt, Jerry Broome, Johnny Pruitt and Terry Bishop. They are asked to meet at the church at 1:45 p.m. today.(Cedartown Standard, Sept. 13, 1981)

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George Washington Smith, 73, Cedartown Rte. 3, died Saturday. He was born Jan. 25, 1908 in Polk County. Survivors are his widow, Minnes Stephens Smith, Cedartown; five daughters, Mrs. Catherine Short, Mrs. Shirley Dowdy and Mrs. Betty Womack, all of Cedartown, Mrs. Wendell & Edna Stephens, Chattanooga, Tenn., and Mrs. Bonnie Laminack, Muscadine, Ala.; six sons, George W. Smith Jr., Sarasota, Fla., Robert Smith, Columbus, Edward Smith, Bradenton, Fla., Billy Ray Smltih, Rome, Melvin Smith, Bradenton, Fla., and Mike Smith, Cedartown; his mother, Mrs. Bell Smith, Cedartown; two sisters, Mrs. Viola McElwee, Rome and Mrs. Francis Farmer, Cedartown; 37 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Oak Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. Donald Leggett and Leroy Cooper officiating. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be James Cole, David Ingram, Ronald Stephens, Dale Stephens, Billy Smith and Danny Smith. Gammage Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.(The Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA., June 4, 1981)

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Oscar Smith, Funeral services for Oscar Smith were at 2 p.m. today (D-March 28, 1989) at Cave Spring Baptist Church. The Rev. James Guy and the Rev. Glenn Puckett officiated. Interment was in Forney, ALA. Mr. Smith, 101, of 18 Park St., Cave Spring, died Tuesday evening at a Rome health-care center. He was born in Cherokee County, Ala., March 15, 1888, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Tom Smith. He had been a longtime resident of Floyd County, where he was a member of the Cave Spring Baptist Church and was a retired farmer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Omie Alexander Smith in 1936. Survivors include a daughter, three sons, Earl Smith, Lindale, Marvin Smith, Rome, and Horace Smith, Centre, Ala.; 14 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

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Clyde Smith LaFayette, died Friday, October 28. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mildred Horn Smith, LaFayette; two daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Miller, LaFayette; and Mrs. Betty Stephens, Cedartown; one sister, Mrs. Daisy Carr, Rome two brothers, Arnold Smith and V. P. Smith, both of Rock Springs. Six grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren also survive. Funeral services were held Sunday, October 30, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Lane Funeral Home, LaFayette with the Rev. Amos Adams officiating, Interment followed in the LaFayette Memorial Gardens. Lane Funeral Home of LaFayette had charge of arrangements. This announcement was made for the family by the Gammage Funeral Home. Appeared in the Cedartown Standard November 3, 1988

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Mr. Clyde Eugene Smith, age 57, of Route 3, Blooming Grove Road, passed away Monday (March 31, 1980). He was a WW II veteran; Disabled American Veteran; member of American Legion Post 86. He was born April 12, 1922 in Cherokee County, Ala.. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Delanor King Smith; two daughters, Priscilla Adams, Mary Smith; two sons, Noel Eugene Smith, Jr., George Wallace Smith all of Cedartown; one sister, Mrs. Clarence Duncan of Atlanta; one brother, James W. Smith of Louisiana; one uncle, Mr. Oscar Smith of Cave Spring; 11 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday from the chapel of the Gammage Funeral Home with the Rev. Elgin Williams officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery with full military rites furnished by Brewster Cleveland Post 86. The Gammage Funeral Home of Cedartown was in charge of the arrangements.

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Mrs. Kate M. Smith, age 69, of 511 Cook St., died Wednesday morning at Centre Hospital after a short illness. Funeral services were today at 2 p.m., at Northside Baptist Church with the Rev. Jack Cole, the Rev. C. B. Davis and the Rev. Lamar Anderson officiating. Burial was in Highland Cemetery, Mickleson-Brown Service Funeral Home in charge. Survivors include her husband, James T. Smith; four daughters, Mrs. Jesse Taylor and Mrs. Edith Gibson, both of Piedmont, Mrs. Jack Hendon of Tampa, Fla., and Mrs. Garvin Morris of Florida; one son, Michael Smith of Piedmont; three sisters, Mrs. Mable Powell of Piedmont, Mrs. Alma Slaughter of Rockmart, GA., and Mrs. T. W. Bonds of Jacksonville; two brothers, Henry Mathis of Anniston and Jesse Mathis of Montgomery. Grandsons served as pallbearers. Mrs. Smith had lived in Piedmont all her life and was a member of Northside Baptist Church. (Anniston Star, Page 6 D, Thursday, November 18, 1971)

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Mrs. Elizabeth SMITH, aged ninety-six passed away Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frances TANNER, near Cedartown, and the remains were taken Thursday for interment at Salem, Ala., where she had been a member of the Baptist church for about seventy years, funeral services being conductedby Rev. J. W. Clinton. She was the mother of ten children, eight of whomare living, Messrs. Tho., Jas. O., George. and John SMITH, Mrs. TANNER, Mesdames Sallie OSSUP, Faith SLAUGHTER and T. R. MULLINAX,---and is also survived by sixty-five grand-children and ninety great-grand children. Twelve of her grandsons served as pall-bearers at her funeral. (Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA., Page 8, January 21, 1926)

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James Orange SMITH, Funeral services for James O. SMITH, age 73, were held this Thursday afternoon from Salem church with the Rev. James Spears and the Rev. J.W. Clinton officiating. Mr. Smith's death occurred late Tuesday at the home in Etna following a brief illness. Interment was made in the adjoining cemetery with Bisaners in charge of arrangements. Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Mrs. Willie SMITH; by three daughters, Mrs. J.E. SNEAD, Jacksonville, Ala.; Mrs. Lucille SMITH, Anniston, and Mrs. Jane JOHNSON, of Etna; and by one son, Hoyt SMITH, Esom Hill. He is also survived by a brother, George SMITH, of Cedartown, and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Frances TANNER, Cedartown, and Mrs. Susie DUKE, Atlanta. Pallbearers included Gus Sargent, John Thompson, Charles James, Clifton Garmon, Dewey Erik and Mr. Clinch Way. (Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA. Page 12, Thursday, March 10, 1938)

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Mr. Smith.
John Richard Smith, Jr., 65, of Milton, Fla. died Sunday April 3 (1987).
Mr. Smith, formerly of Cedartown, was retired from the United States Army. Surviving are one daughter, Miss Kathrine J. Smith, California; one sister, Mrs. Irene Byrom, Smyrna. One niece and five nephews also survive.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 12 at 1 p.m. in the Castellaw's Concord Chapel, Smyrna, with the Rev. York Chambless officiating. Graveside services were held Tuesday, April 12 at 3 p.m. at the Greenwood Cemetery, Cedartown, with full military rites. Castellow's Funeral Home of Smyrna had charge of arrangements. This announced was furnished for the family by the Lester C. Litsey Funeral Home.

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Mr. George Melton Smith, 77, died at the home of his son, Rev. L. A. Smith on East avenue Friday morning after an extended illness. Funeral services were held from West End Baptist church Sunday afternoon with Rev. Ed Dempsey and Rev. Buddy York officiating. Burial was in New Harmony Cemetery with Bisaner's Funeral home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were A. L. Carlisle, Willard Ledbetter, Homer Grogan, John Benton, Clarence Benson and A. R. Reagan. Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, five daughters, Mrs. Alex Stevens, Mrs. Bob Wood, Mrs. Bob Whitehead, Mrs. Ralph Stevens, and Mrs. Belle Couzzart; two sons Webb and L. A. Smith; 22 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. (Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA., Thursday, December 28, 1939)

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Mrs. Naomi "Oma" Alexander Ely Smith, Mrs. Oscar Smith, thirty-year-old grandmother, died Wednesday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock at her residence in Cave Spring, Route number 1, after a twelve days illness of pneumonia. Mrs. Smith is said to have been born in 1906, and had one grandchild, the infant of her daughter, Mrs. Bertha South, of Cedartown. Mrs. Smith was probably one of the youngest grandmothers in the United States, and certainly the youngest in this section. It is said that her husband states that he met her when she was twelve years old, and they were married soon afterwards. Surviving Mrs. Smith besides her husband are five sons, Harvey, Marvin, Horace, Eugene and Earl Smith of Cave Spring, Rt. No. 1; two daughters, Mrs. Bertha South of Cedartown, and Miss Elsie Smith of Cave Spring; four sisters, Mrs. Pearl Early, of Cave Spring, Mrs. Maggie Arp, of Centre, Ala., Mrs. Lizzie Rogers and Miss. Beulah Alexander, of Key, Ala.; and one grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted Friday morning at 11 o'clock from the Bethel Methodist church at Forney, Ala.. The Rev. Ed Dempsey, pastor of the Mountain Springs Methodist church, will officiate, with interment in the adjoining cemetery. Pallbearers will include Alex Steed, A. N. Chapman, A.S. Carr, E. W. Mitchell, Will Hart and John Heath. The church choir will be in charge of the music. Mrs. Smith had been a member of the Hopewell Methodist church for twenty years. (Rome Tribune, March 1937)

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Hoyt Leon Smith, of Tecumseh, Alabama passed away Saturday afternoon in a local hospital following an accident suffered in swimming about 10 days ago. Mr. Smith, born October 6, 1934 in Cherokee County, Alabama, had lived most of his life in the Tecumseh community. Before his accident he was employed by Arrington Mining Company. Surviving are: his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt Smith; one sister, Miss Ellie Smith; two brothers, Jimmy and J. W. Smith; maternal grandfather, Charles P. Arrington, Palestine, Alabama; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Willie Smith, Tecumseh. Several aunts and uncles also survive. Funeral services were held at three P.M. (Georgia time) today at Salem Baptist Church, Bluffton, Alabama with Rev. Clinton Garmon officiating. Interment followed in the Salem cemetery. Pallbearers were: Charles Howard, Howard Gibson, Hershel Langston, Richard Roberts, Bobby Griffin and William Beck. The Olin Gammage Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (Cedartown Standard, front page, May 27, 1957)

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Mr. Ike Smith, 49 years of age, died Wednesday, March 3, in a Rome hospital; after receiving injuries about the head in an accident. He was brought to a local hospital, but was later transferred to Rome. Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at Forney, Ala., with the Rev. Clinton officiating. Interment was in the adjoining cemetery with Bisaner's Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Smith is survived by his wife and four children, Clyde, James, Doris and Evelyn Smith. (Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA., Front page, Thursday, March 11, 1937)

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Rev. Leamon Andrew Smith, 58, of 604 East Ave., died Thursday afternoon in Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after a short illness. Mr. Smith was born May 15, 1896 in Polk County. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church, a Mason, and had been sales-manager of Pickett Chevrolet Company since 1927. Rev. Smith was ordained to preach in 1920. He had lived in Polk County his entire life. Funeral services will be held in the Second Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Saturday, the Rev. Heyward Baxter, the Rev. Buddy York and the Rev. Grover Cook officiating. Burial will follow in the New Harmony Cemetery, with the Cave Spring Masonic Lodge in charge.
Survivors include his wife, the former Miss Odarine Stephenson; one son, Dr. Fred C. Smith of Atlanta; his mother, Mrs. L. V. Smith of Cedartown; one brother Webb Smith of Cedartown; four sisters, Mrs. Ralph Stephens, Mrs. Bob Whitehead, Mrs. Dolly Wood of Cedartown, and Mrs. Jesse Couzzourt of Milledgeville, and Mrs. Alec Stephenson of Cedartown and two grandchildren. Active pallbearers will be John Pickett, John Burton, S.M. Carden, Euzelle Lee, David Morgan, and Willard Ledbetter. Honorary pallbearers will be the Rev. J. H. Mull, the Rev. Clifford Chandler, the Rev. J. W. Clinton, The Rev. Ivey Cash, the Rev. Robert Lloyd, and the Rev. Grady Kines. The Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA. Front page, April 1, 1955)

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Mr H. Spencer Smith, Smith, Mr H. Spencer, of 1020 Piedmont Ave NE, died Dec 24, 1953. Surviving are his wife; daughter Mrs W.H. Mitchell and son Mr Bobby Smith both of Cedartown, Ga; sister, Mrs Annie Lee Weaver; brothers Mr Myles F. Smith, Oklahoma City; Mr R.I. Smith, Mr Calder Smith of Cedartown. The remains were taken to Cedartown where funeral services were held Saturday, Dec 26th at the chapel of Olin Gammage Funeral Home. Rev E.W. Brewster officiated. Interment, Friendship Baptist Churchyard. H.M. Patterson & Son."

(The Atlanta Journal, Saturday, Dec 26, 1953, page 14:)

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Odessa Smith, the sweet little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Smith, died Monday and was laid to rest in Salem cemetery Wednesday. The bereaved family have much sympathy in their loss. (Cedartown Standard, Thursday, February 13, 1919)

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Thomas Doyle Smith, the 3 month-old son of Reuben Smith, Route 3, Cave Spring, died at his home Friday after a short illness. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon from the Baptist church at Forney, Ala. with Rev. Ed Dempsey officiating. Interment was in the adjoining cemetery, Bisaner's Funeral home in charge of arrangements. In addition to his father, Thomas Doyle is survived by a brother, Thurston Smith. (Cedartown Standard, Thursday, August 31, 1939)

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Infant Of J. F. Smith, The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Smith died at the residence on Herbert Street Thursday night. The remains were carried to Columbus for services and burial. Besides her parents, she is survived by two sisters, June and Rita, and her grandparents, of Columbus. Roberts Funeral home was in charge of the arrangements. (The Cedartown Standard, Thursday, April 25, 1940)

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Miss Lizzie Smith, fourteen years of age, died Monday. Her remains were taken to Jackson Chapel for interment yesterday. (Cedartown Standard, Cedartown, GA. September 25, 1924)

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