GIBSON, Ga. - Mr. Earl "Doodle" Smith, 63, of Gibson, entered into rest Monday, February 25, 2008. He was the beloved husband of 43 years to Vivian Swint Smith.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2008, at the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Tommy Pulliam and Tommy Harwell officiating. Internment followed at Magnolia Baptist Cemetery.
Mr. Smith was born in Warren County but lived most of his life in Glascock County. He was the son of the late Shady Earl Smith and the late Mary Laura Chalker Williford. He was retired from Georgia Pacific after 31 years as a supervisor. Mr. Smith was a member of the Magnolia Baptist Church.
Survivors include: Wife: Vivian Smith, Gibson; sister: Carolyn Padgett (Hill), Warrenton; mother-in-law: Corene Todd, Gibson; sister-in-law: Elaine Gilmer (Allen), Gibson; nephew: Michael Gilmer (Stephanie), Gibson; great nephew and niece: Breanna and Boone Gilmer; several other nieces and nephews.
Mr. Smith was also preceded in death by his son Jimmy Smith and sisters Hazel Smith Hunnicutt and Erlene Smith Padgett.
Please visit www.beggsfuneralhome.netto sign the family's personal guestbook. Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.