Mrs. Smith died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center following a period of declining health.
Born Jan. 13, 1927, on Plum Orchard in Rabun County she was the daughter of the late Leander Frank Rogers and Emma Nicholson Rogers. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years, Ray Franklin Smith; brothers; Horace, Morris and Hubert Rogers; and sisters; Ruth Eller, Ree Eller and Bonnice Rogers.
She lived most of her life in Habersham County. She was a homemaker, gardener and babysitter. She loved Jesus and was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Demorest.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and David Canto of Clarkesville; son and daughter-in-law, Glen and Cindy Smith of Demorest; sisters, Esta Addis of Clarkesville and Irene Eller of Virginia; sisters-in-law, Bernice Caudell of Baldwin and Bernice Smith of Lawrenceville; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Russell and Joann Smith of Mt. Airy; brother-in-law, James Smith of Mt. Airy; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Memorials may be made to the family at 120 Crest Winds Dr., Clarkesville, GA 30523.
Those wishing may send condolences to the family at hillsidememorialchapel.com
Funeral arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
The Northeast Georgian
May 29, 2013