THOMSON, Ga.- Mrs. Emily Adkins Smith, 87, of Thomson, entered into rest December 5, 2004 at her residence. She was the wife of the late Floyd Cleo Smith and the daughter of the late Weaver A. Adkins and the late Nora Brown Adkins.
Survivors include one daughter, Jean S. Langham (Reese) of Thomson; sisters, Ruby Turner, Helen Harper and Beatrice Morris, all of Thomson, Credelle Ariail of Duncanville, Texas, Marvis Bramlett of Lawrenceville, Ga., Imogene Cowart of Stone Mountain, Ga.; six grandchildren, Beverly S. Graham, Kathy S. Locklear, Judy Lendman, Gale Chapman, Vicky S. Reese and Gary Smith; 10 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her sons, Jerry Dean Smith and Gary Dale Smith.
Mrs. Smith was born in Oglethorpe County, Georgia, lived in the Atlanta area and resided in McDuffie County, Georgia for the past ten years. She was a retired Seamstress at Thomson Comp any and Retail Clerk with J.C. Penny. Mrs. Smith was also a member of First Baptist Church, Thomson, Georgia.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 8, 2004 at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens with Dr. James M. Ramsey officiating.
Pallbearers were Bruce Adkins, Gary Adkins, Greg Morris, Scott Bramlett, S.A. Partridge, Jr. and Keith Verner.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Hospice or to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1205, Thomson, Ga. 30824.