BRASELTON – Clyde Carlton Smith Sr., 72, died Tuesday, May 11, 2010, at his residence.
Born in Atlanta he was the son of the late Walter George Smith Sr. and Nellie Elaine (Moore) Smith. He served in the United States Marine Corp and was a member of Blackshear Place Baptist Church. Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his wife, Geneva Estelle (Waters) Smith; daughter, Barbara Stewart; and son, Clyde Carlton Smith Jr.
Survivors include his fiancée, Dorothy Tipton, Gainesville; sons, Charles Smith, Villa Rica, and Michael Smith, Newnan; daughters, Anne Stamper, Wedowee, Ala., Debbie Wilson, Marietta, Carla Willard, Braselton, Cheryl Robinson, Flowery Branch, and Karen Forrester, Oakwood; 15 grandchildren; sister, Mary Riddle, Smyrna; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 14, at 11 a.m., from Blackshear Place Baptist Church with the Rev. Dave Channell officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. at Mozley Memorial Gardens in Lithia Springs. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, May 13, from 3 to 8 p.m.
Flowers are accepted or contributions may be made to the Blackshear Place Church Building Fund, 3428 Atlanta Hwy., Flowery Branch, GA 30542.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, South, Flowery Branch, is in charge of arrangements.