James M. "Jimmy"'s Story
James M. "Jimmy" Smith, 78, passed away Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. Services will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday Oct. 22, 2017 at Hardies Chapel Church of Christ. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mr. Smith was born in Milledgeville and had made his home in Gordon for many years. He was a retired letter carrier with the United States Postal Service and served in the U.S. Air Force and the Air National Guard. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Annie Layfield Smith, his wife, Beverly Ann Watson Smith and a daughter, Deborah Smith Thornton, sister, Nita, brothers, Tommy, Joe and Oma. And was a member of Hardies Chapel Church of Christ.
Survivors include his daughter, Denene (Keith) Bartlett of McIntyre, brothers, Roger Smith of Vidalia and Ray Smith of Milledgeville. Grandchildren, Will Thornton, Mason Bartlett and Lilly Bartlett.
The family will receive friends Sunday at the church from 2 p.m. until the funeral hour.
Visit www.coueyreecestanley.com to express tributes.
Couey Reece Stanley Funeral Home in Gordon has charge of arrangements.
Published on October 20, 2017