Ray Andrew Smith, 81, of Parrott, passed away at home on Saturday, May 5, 2012. The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at Macedonia Baptist Church in Webster County, with interment to follow in Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery.
Ray was born March 13, 1931 to the late James Conyers Smith and the late Era Emma Alston Smith. He spent his work career of forty years as an Insurance agent and manager. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He was also a member of the P.T. Schley Masonic Lodge of Dawson and the Hasan Temple of Albany.
Survivors include his wife, Myrtle Mims Smith; children, Andy Smith (Sandra) of Unadilla, Carole Davis (Glenn) of Dawson, and Kenny Smith (Helen) of Marietta; siblings, Dorothy Davis, Margie Walker, Mike Smith, Julia Key, Patricia Burkes, Liz Guynn, and Rev. Raymond Smith; grandchildren, Jason Smith, Apryl Perry, Beth Rucker, Katie Edmiston, Julie Landrum, Riley Davis, Kenneth Smith, Nathan Smith, and Sarah Kate Smith; and five great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Outreach Center, 314 N. Jefferson St., Albany, GA 31701; the American Cancer Society, Terrell County Unit, c/o Becky Oliver, P.O. Box 503, Dawson, GA 39842; or to Macedonia Baptist Church, 5716 Macedonia Church Rd., Preston, GA 31824.