Mr. Smith died Wednesday, June 4, 2008, at Upson Regional Medical Center.
Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. www.pasleyfletcher.com.
Mr. Smith was a native of Quitman, Ga. He was a technician at Wes Tek. He loved old cars and was an avid fisherman. Mr. Smith was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Barbara Ann (Mathis) Smith of Thomaston; daughters, Renee Ellington and Lacy Smith, both of Thomaston, and Tonya Watson of Elijay; step-daughters, Debra Ard and Tammy Ard, both of Thomaston; step-sons, Mitchell Eason of Thomaston, and Alan Eason of Niceville, Fla.; sisters, Betty Smith, Joan Smith and Melvin Martinez, all of Thomaston; a brother, Marvin Smith of Griffin; grandchildren, Ashli Parks, Tristin Adams and Katlynne Booth, all of Thomaston, and Dixie Watson of Elijay; step-grandchildren, Andy Ard, Amber Ard, Jody Jones and Jason Jones, all of Thomaston, Tiffiny Eason and Tristin Eason, both of Niceville, Fla., and Josh Coggins of Charlotte, N.C.; and a beloved pet, Opie.