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Archie Smith

Archie Smith

April 7, 1931 –
Dec. 9, 2009

A funeral service for Archie Smith, 78, of Eldorendo, Ga., will be held Friday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. at Eldorendo Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Long officiating.

Interment will follow at Eldorendo Baptist Church Cemetery with Jason Smith, Ricky J. Sullivan, Richard J. Sullivan Jr., Steve Blalock, Alan Tiner and Jerry Harrell serving as active pallbearers.

The family will receive friends Thursday, Dec. 10, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Ivey Funeral Home.

Born April 7, 1931, in Colquitt, Ga., Mr. Smith died on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, at his residence.

Mr. Smith graduated from Pine Hill School, Class of 1948, and was a self-employed fence installer. He was a member of Eldorendo Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for many years. He was also an avid fisherman.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Brenda Sue Alday; his son, Ronald A. “Stormy” Smith; and his sisters, Elton Carter and Edna Blanchard.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mildred V. Smith of Eldorendo; his daughter-in-law, Sara Joe Smith; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Ivey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.