Garland T. Smith

Published 5:00 am Sunday, August 22, 2004

Services for Garland T. Smith of Brookhaven are 1 p.m. Monday,Aug. 23, at New Salem Church of Christ with burial in the churchcemetery.

Visitation is Sunday from 4-10 p.m. and Monday from 8 a.m. until12:30 p.m. at Brookhaven Funeral Home.

Mr. Smith, 90, died Aug. 21, 2004, at his residence. He was bornin Lincoln County on Sept. 23, 1913, to T.E. “Nong” Smith and JosieGriffin Smith. He was married to Irene Smith for 64 years.

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He was a former oil field worker, construction worker andfarmer. He was a member of New Salem Church of Christ.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife; threebrothers, Grafton Smith, Dallas Smith and Carlos Smith; threesisters, Lillian Smith, Agnes Smith, and Bernice Britt; hisdaughter-in-law, Bonnie Faye Smith; his son-in-law, Jackie Lea; hisgreat grandson, Kolby Dylan Smith.

Survivors are his daughter, Laverne Lea of Brookhaven; his sons,Kelmer Ray Smith Sr. and his wife, Peggy Joyce Smith, Thomas CalvinSmith, Darrell O’Neil Smith and his wife, Diane, all of Brookhaven;his sister, Iva Smith of Brookhaven; 13 grandchildren; 27 greatgrandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and otherrelatives.