Stella Smith, age 71, of Dillard, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2014 at Mt. View Nursing Home in Clayton. Born on June 9, 1942, in Hall County, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Ray and Ada Bell Turpin Smith. Survivors include several extended family members and friends. Private family services will be held at a later date. An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com. McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.