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Dorsey Smith (04-28-2016)

Dorsey Smith, age 91, of Lawrenceville, Ga., passed
away on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.
He was preceded in death by: His parents, Curtis
Dephew Smith and Pearl Darsey Smith; a daughter, Suzanne
Smith; a sister, Laverne Smith; a brother, English
Gary Smith; and a grandson, Daniel Edwin Smith.
He is survived by: His wife of 68 years, Eula Mae
Bearden Smith of Lawrenceville, Ga.; a son and daughter
in-law, Joe Dorsey and Patti Amerson Smith, Lawrenceville,
Ga.; three grandchildren – Christopher Dorsey and
Samantha Smith, Lawrenceville, Ga., Ryan Joseph Smith
and fiancé, Kristin Moore, Sandy Springs, Ga.; three greatgrandchildren
– Curtis Dorsey Smith, Thomas Gabriel
Smith and Alexis Christine Smith; a sister and brother
in-law, Carol Smith Webb and Chester Webb, Elberton, Ga.;
sister in-law, Patricia K. Smith, Hoschton, Ga.; as well as
several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mr. Smith was born on September 10, 1924 in Claxton,
Ga. He was a graduate of Claxton High School and a
graduate of Landig Mortuary of Science College. He was
a former owner of Smith and Kennedy Funeral Home in
Claxton, Ga. where he was licensed funeral director and
embalmer. He was retired from C.S.X. Railroad as a conductor
with 32 years of service, and a member of Prospect
United Methodist Church in Lawrenceville, GA.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April
22, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Flanigan Funeral
Home with Rev. Richard Moeller officiating. Interment
followed at Gwinnett Memorial Park, Lawrenceville, Ga.
with military honors. The family received friends on noon
until time of the service on Friday, April 22, 2016.
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