Willie B. Smith, age 83 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.
Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Reverend Mike Taylor will officiate. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 3, 2014 from 6 - 8 pm at the funeral home.
Mr. Smith was born November 18, 1930 in Montgomery, Alabama to the late Will Columbus Smith and Claudia Mae Harris Smith. He was retired from Deep South and was a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church. Willie was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Sue Mooney Smith and his sister, Ruth Payne.
Mr. Smith is survived by his daughter, Belinda S. Smith of Flowery Branch, daughter & son-ion-law, Kathy & Terry Marsh of Oakwood, grandchildren, Heath Pitts of Flowery Branch, Carrie & Jeremy Osteen of Flowery Branch, Christy & Jeff Sparks of Flowery Branch, Corey & Cassie Marsh of Oakwood and Shelby Marsh of Oakwood, great-grandchildren, Hannah, Ansley, Jack, Kylee, Jada, Isaac, Riley and Jace, sister, Florence Lunsford of Oakwood and his special companion and loving dog, Susie.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504 is in charge of arrangements.